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On 8 April 2021 La Soufrière Volcano in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines entered a period of significant seismic activity and explosive events. Government raised the alert level to red and issued evacuation orders for the areas that would be potentially affected. Numerous UN agencies have been providing support to the people and Government of SVG and are coordinating with other regional and international entities to help the urgent relief efforts.

Stories about SVG

  • People are still suffering in SVG, two months after the eruption of La Soufrière

    People are still suffering in SVG, two months after the eruption of La Soufrière

    Two months after the devastating eruption of the La Soufrière Volcano, with thousands still displaced, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves,

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  • UN General Assembly expresses support to SVG and neighbouring countries

    UN General Assembly expresses support to SVG and neighbouring countries

    On Wednesday 28 April, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) unanimously adopted a resolution entitled: “Solidarity with and support for the Government and people of Saint

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  • United Nations launches $29 million appeal for St. Vincent and the Grenadines and other affected countries as volcano eruption continues

    United Nations launches $29 million appeal for St. Vincent and the Grenadines and other affected countries as volcano eruption continues

    Kingstown (St Vincent and the Grenadines)/New York, 20 April 2021 – The United Nations has launched a $29.2 million global funding appeal to help those affected by the eruptions

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Email: unic.portofspain@unic.org 

The United Nations Information Centre for the Caribbean Area (UNIC) has moved from its office at 16 Victoria Avenue,

Port of Spain (Bretton Hall), and will relocate to new premises in early 2021.  

All current telephone landlines have been deactivated.

UNIC staff can also be reached via our individual UN email addresses. We continue teleworking operations (begun in April 2020)

until the Centre’s move to new premises.

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago