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NEMA issues list of primary, secondary emergency shelters

BASSATERRE, St. Kitts –- The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has released a list of primary and secondary emergency shelters to be used in the event of a hurricane. It lists primary shelters, where occupants can stay for a week or more; and secondary shelters, where they can stay less than a week.

(Note: the information to the right of the location indicates if it is Primary (P) or secondary (S) and the number gives the capacity of the facility)

DISTRICT 1 – EAST BASSETERRE — Southeast Peninsular to Victoria Road (East)

1. Kim Collins Stadium, Bird Rock (P) 40
2. Newtown Pavilion, Ponds Extension (S) 20
3. Seventh Day Adventist, Lamb Shelter Wellington Road,(S) 20
4. Girl Guides Headquarters, Taylors Range (S) 25
5. Hope Chapel, George Street (S) 16

DISTRICT 2 – CENTRAL BASSETERRE — Victoria Road West to Wigley Avenue (East)

1. Methodist Church Hall, Victoria Road, (P) 80
2. Anglican Church Hall, Victoria Road, (P) 60
3. McKnight Community Centre, Connell Street (P) 80
4. Olivet Gospel Hall, Malone Avenue (S) 50
5. Dorset Park, Dorset (B/terre) (S) 8
6. Salvation Army, Cayon Street (S) 20

DISTRICT 3 – Wigley Avenue — (West) to Palmetto Point

1. St. Johnston Community Centre, La Guerite (S) 60
2. Trinity Anglican Hall, Palmetto Point (P) 70
3. Antioch Baptist Church, Infirmary Road (P) 60

DISTRICT 4 – Challengers to New Guinea

1. Old Road Community Centre, Old Road (P) 100
2. Verchilds Pavilion, Verchilds (P) 20
3. Grace Gospel Hall, Middle Island (S) 20
4. Ebenezer Methodist Church Hall, Old Road (S) 30
5. Challengers Community Centre, Challengers (P) 80
6. Halfway Tree Community Centre, Halfway Tree (P) 20

DISTRICT 5 – Sandy Point to La Vallee

1. Sandy Point Community Centre, Farm Site (P) 60
2. Methodist Church Hall, Crab Hill, (S) 40
3. Anglican Church Hall, The Alley, (P) 30
4. Lighthouse Baptist Church, Crab Hill (S) 60

DISTRICT 6 – Newton Ground to Harris’

1. Newton Ground Preschool, Newton Ground (S) 100
2. St. Paul’s Community Centre, St. Paul’s (P) 100
3. St. Paul’s Cricket Pavillion, St. Paul’s (S) 70
4. Bethel Moravian Church, Parsons (S) 40
5. The Temple Church, Dieppe Bay (P) 30

DISTRICT 7 – Belle Vue to Ottleys’ Ghaut (East)

1. Tabernacle Community Centre, Tabernacle (P) 40
2. Estridge Moravian School Room, Mansion (S) 25
3. Mount Carmel Baptist Church (Lower Flr), Bourryeaux (S) 60
4. Molineux Sporting Complex, Molineux (P) 20
5. Covenant Outreach Ministries, Phillips (P) 40
6. Miracle Church, Lodge Village (P) 30

DISTRICT 8 – Ottleys Ghaut (West) to St. Peters

1. Cayon Community Centre, Cayon (P) 60
2. Conaree Community Centre, Conaree (P) 30
3. Keys Community Centre, Keys (P) 20
4. St. Peter’s Community Centre, St. Peter’s (P) 60
5. St. Peter’s Church of God, St. Peter’s (P) 40
6. Conaree Sporting Complex, Conaree (S) 50

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