BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– A project, including a survey to evaluate the vulnerability of the coastal road network to climate change and geophysical hazards, is being conducted by the St. Kitts and Nevis. The goal of this project is to develop a project to strengthen the resilience of coastal roads specifically in the communities of Fortlands/Irishtown and New Guinea.
The project is entitled, “Strengthening Coastal Road Infrastructure Resilience to Geophysical and Climate-Related Hazards in St. Kitts and Nevis.”
The project includes community surveys that will assess the vulnerability of the targeted communities to climate change and geophysical hazards and their capacity to adapt.
Representatives of the consultancy firm CEAC Solutions Company Ltd., assisted by Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC) students and representatives of the Public Works Department, will be initiate community surveys in the Fortlands, McKnight, Irishtown, The Village, Half Way Tree, New Guinea and Sandy Point from Monday, Nov. 26 to Friday Dec. 7.
The government encourages citizens and residents of these communities to cooperate to ensure the successful completion of these important surveys.