© 2019 St. Vincent and the Grenadines National Trust
The St. Vincent & the Grenadines National Trust
November 12th - November 22nd 2019 University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre Beyond the Ashes a travelling photo exhibition
The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre is presenting a travelling exhibition of photographic works displaying perspectives on the 1902 and 1979 eruptions of La Soufriere Volcano. The exhibition may be viewed at the St. Vincent & the Grenadines National Trust headquarters in the Carnegie Old Library Building on Halifax Street in Kingstown from November 12th through November 22nd during regular business hours (Mon - Thu, 9 - 5, Fri 9 - 4). The exhibition is designed to raise awareness and give persons in vulnerable areas a greater understanding of what can happen in the event of an eruption. The photographs have been collected from profession and personal archives of organisations and individuals in St. Vincent & the Grenadines. An audio-narrative component will consist of stories from individuals recounting their experiences during an eruption. The pairing of these stories with the images on display are meant to give an emotional insight into two of St. Vincent’s most historical natural events. UWI Seismic Research and NEMO staff will on hand to share information. The exhibition is being presented in conjunction with the implementation of the Volcano Ready Communities Project (VRCP). The VRCP seeks to reduce the vulnerability of twelve communities in northern St. Vincent to the hazards associated with La Soufriere Volcano through a combination of activities designed to enhance community early warning procedures, increase adaptive and response capacities and strengthen awareness towards the existing multi-hazard environment.
© 2019 St. Vincent & the Grenadines National Trust
The St. Vincent & the Grenadines National Trust
November 12th - November 22nd 2019 University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre Beyond the Ashes a travelling photo exhibition
The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre is presenting a travelling exhibition of photographic works displaying perspectives on the 1902 and 1979 eruptions of La Soufriere Volcano. The exhibition may be viewed at the St. Vincent & the Grenadines National Trust headquarters in the Carnegie Old Library Building on Halifax Street in Kingstown from November 12th through November 22nd during regular business hours (Mon - Thu, 9 - 5, Fri 9 - 4). The exhibition is designed to raise awareness and give persons in vulnerable areas a greater understanding of what can happen in the event of an eruption. The photographs have been collected from profession and personal archives of organisations and individuals in St. Vincent & the Grenadines. An audio-narrative component will consist of stories from individuals recounting their experiences during an eruption. The pairing of these stories with the images on display are meant to give an emotional insight into two of St. Vincent’s most historical natural events. UWI Seismic Research and NEMO staff will on hand to share information. The exhibition is being presented in conjunction with the implementation of the Volcano Ready Communities Project (VRCP). The VRCP seeks to reduce the vulnerability of twelve communities in northern St. Vincent to the hazards associated with La Soufriere Volcano through a combination of activities designed to enhance community early warning procedures, increase adaptive and response capacities and strengthen awareness towards the existing multi-hazard environment.