The Sint Maarten Disaster Management Organization

September 12, 2021 1:30 am

On August 26th, Disaster Management Coordinator and Fire Chief Clive Richardson, Section Head Disaster Management Paul Martens, and Emergency Support Function (ESF) 9 Governmental Affairs representative Angelique Gumbs made a presentation to members of the Council of Ministers (COM) concerning the structure of the disaster management system, the role of the Prime Minister and responsibilities of the ministers.

The presentation includes the definition of disaster; types of disasters; legislation; role of ministers; disaster management system; command structure; role of the prime minister; Emergency Support Function (ESF) groups and their tasks.