Saturday 18 January, 2020

ODPM to host volcano eruption exercise in Piparo

Piparo Mud Volcano

Piparo Mud Volcano

The Office of Disaster Management and Preparedness (ODPM) is hosting a simulation exercise for residents of Piparo. It’s scheduled for Saturday 7, 2019 at the Piparo Community Centre. 

The exercise is set to help residents understand what to do and how to evacuate should the mud volcano in the area erupt at night. 

The Office intends to use a 3D model of the volcano and environs to illustrate the exercise.  

Regional Coordinator and Exercise Director, Eric Mackie, Planning and Development Officer, Anwar Baksh, Regional Coordinator, Navindra Persad and other stakeholders will be in attendance.  

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