Being mindful of the devastating impact that Hurricane Ivan had on Grenada, the TA Marryshow Community College took a proactive stance to help strengthen local resilience through capacity building.

The hurricane season began on 1 June and from 3-7 June the college served as the implementing agency for the OAS-Government of Chile Scholarships and Training Project for Caricom Countries. To this end, the college delivered training in Water Quality Monitoring and Post-Disaster Business Continuity to members of the public

The training on Post Disaster Business Continuity was facilitated by Cheryl Griffith, from Barbados. The course had 26 participants including staff of Andre Burke Photography, Axcel Finance (Grenada) Ltd, Belmont Estate, Chicken’s Barbershop, Communal Co-operative Credit Union Ltd, the General Hospital, Grenada Tourism Authority, Her Majesty’s Prisons, J Ventures International, Kalinago Beach Resort, The National Water and Sewage Authority (NAWASA), McQueen Enterprises Ltd (Mt Pure), Ministry of Climate Resilience-Fisheries Division and Steel Magnate Enterprises.

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