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A&B ‘Poised to Assist’ Potential Vincentian Evacuees as Volcanic Activity Continues

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(Antigua Observer) A backup plan is in place to assist residents of St Vincent and the Grenadines who may need to be evacuated amidst concerns of an impending volcanic eruption.

The government of Antigua and Barbuda previously said that at least 500 Vincentians could be accommodated at the Jolly Beach Hotel – but now that facility is being used as a Covid quarantine centre.

However, the Director of the National Office of Disaster Services Philmore Mullin has revealed that, if push comes to shove, another facility has been identified.

“We have already looked at all the pros and cons that this would entail and we satisfied that if and when it comes to that, we will do what is required.

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