Local stakeholders, are being given an opportunity to acquire additional information about La Soufriere Volcano, with the introduction of the MyVolcano smartphone application, which enables users to share their observations as well as to help in raising awareness of a wide range of hazards, which occur in volcanic environments.


The application was demonstrated at a workshop hosted on Wednesday, 1st March, 2017, by the National Emergency Management Organisation, NEMO, in collaboration with several Agencies.

Michelle Forbes, Director of NEMO, said that La Soufriere Volcano can erupt at any time, hence the reason that NEMO has been working along with the British Geological Survey  to implement programmes of this nature.

Ms. Forbes said that the MyVolcano App was developed during a programme last year, which looked at strengthening resilience in volcano communities.


SOURCE:NBC

 

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