Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : May 9th 2013 Contents was joined by SIS captain
Dianand Mahase and the
pair plundered IGL for
46 runs before their
partnership was broken
by J. Dowridge. Ragbir
was especially aggressive,
blasting five sixes in his
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TRINIDAD and TOBAGO
PILOTING THE INTEGRATION OF COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT AND CLIMATE
CHANGE ADAPTATION IN TOBAGO
TC No./Grant No. ATN/OC-13321-TT
The Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA) has received financing from the Inter-American Development
Bank (IDB), and intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments under the project; Piloting the
integration of coastal zone management and climate change adaptation in Tobago, for service of a
consultant firm to undertake a Vulnerability and Risk Assessment. The objective of this consul-
tancy is to develop vulnerability and risk assessment for Southwest Tobago based on climate change
scenarios. This assessment will be used to formulate a Coastal Vulnerability Index (CVI) which will
identify areas that are at risk to erosion and/or permanent or temporary inundation. Successful imple-
mentation of this project is expected to contribute to the development of tools for decision-making as
well as an approach for the development of a national Coastal Zone Management plan that integrates
climate change adaptation. The duration of the consultancy will be for a period of five (5) months.
The ideal consultant firm should possess the following qualifications: i) The firm must be legally
constituted for over 5 years; ii) experience in eco-system based adaptation programs within the coastal
environment, directly or through the experience of at least two of the proposed principals for this
assignment; and iii) the firm should demonstrate experience with knowledge dissemination related to
climate change. Experience in the Caribbean is considered an asset.
The Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA) now invites eligible consultant firms to indicate their interest in
providing the services. Interested firms must provide information establishing that they are qualified
to perform the services (including, description of similar assignments, experience in similar condi-
tions, availability of appropriate skills and detailed CV including three (3) references).
Consultants will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the Inter-American Develop-
ment Bank: Policies for the Selection and Contracting of Consultants financed by the Inter-American
Development Bank (current edition) and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the policies.
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA)
Attn: Paul Hinds
Hilltop Lane, Chaguaramas
P.O. Box 3160, Carenage
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Tel: (868) 634-4291/4
Fax: (868) 634-4433
E-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Expressions of interest must be delivered via direct
mail or e-mail at the address indicated below by
4:00 p.m. on May 22nd, 2013.
Interested consultants may obtain further information
at the address below during office hours 8:00 a.m. to
Expressions of Interest pertaining to contracts expected to cost more than US$200,000 shall be advertised in
UNDB online (email@example.com) and on the Bank's Internet website.
Better be ready
Are you ready for a
Source: The T&T Red Cross Society
Contact the Red Cross: Headquarters - 627-8215/8128, Northern branch - 627-8214, Southern branch - 652-2024, Tobago branch - 639-2781
Natural disasters can strike anytime, anywhere.
There are simple steps you can take to help
protect your family from a natural disaster.
Call your Emergency Management Office and the
Red Cross for further details.
Find out which disasters could occur in your area
and how to prepare.
Ask how you would be warned of an emergency.
Learn your communities' evacuation routes.
Ask where your nearest emergency shelters are
Ask about any special assistance for the elderly or
Ask about the plans in place at work, schools or
day care centres as well.
Create an Emergency Plan:
Meet with household members. Discuss with chil-
dren the dangers of fire, severe weather, earth-
quakes and other emergencies.
Discuss how to respond to each disaster that
Draw a floor plan of your home. Mark two escape
routes from each room. Practise an emergency
evacuation drill at least two times a year.
Learn how to turn off your water, gas and electric-
ity at the main switches.
Discuss what to do about power outages and per-
Post emergency numbers near telephones:
ODPM (Trinidad) - 640-1285/8905/8653/
800-ODPM website: odpm.gov.tt
ODPM (Tobago) - 660-7489/7686
Police - 999
Fire Services - 990
Coast Guard - 634-4440/4532/4554
Defence Force - 634-4532
Ambulance Service (EHS) - 624-4343
EMA - 628-8042
T&TEC - 625-1296/1774
TSTT - 6611
National Gas - 800-4427
Nearest health facility
Teach children how and when to call 999, Police and
Fire Services and how to make long distance calls.
Instruct household members to turn to the radio
for emergency information.
Pick one out-of-the-area-relative and one local
friend or relative for family members to call or
meet at if separated by a disaster.
Take a basic First Aid course and CPR class.
Make a list of valuables. Keep family records in a
waterproof and fireproof container.
Prepare a disaster supply list:
- Plastic sheeting and duct tape
- Canned goods, non-perishable foods and a
non-electric can opener
- Drinking water
- Any special dietary food if required
- Identification, cash, valuable papers,
insurance policies and photos
- Battery-operated radio with extra batteries
- Personal hygiene items
- Disposable utensils
- Infant-care items
- Flashlight and extra batteries
- Easy carrying container (bag) for all items.
Prepare a First Aid Kit:
- Prescription medications, betadine solu-
tion, gauze bandages, adhesive tape, sterile
pads, band aids, triangular bandages, safety
scissors, non-prescription medication, sun
screen, insect repellent, non-latex gloves,
absorbent compress 5x9 dressing, adhesive
bandages (assorted sizes), antiseptic wipes,
antibiotic ointment packets, etc.
Prepare an Emergency Car Kit:
Battery powered radio (with extra batteries),
flashlight (with extra batteries), sleeping
bags or blankets, first-aid kit and manual,
bottled water, non-perishable high energy
foods such as granola bars, raisins and
peanut butter, booster cables, a fire extin-
guisher, maps, shovel, tyre repair kit and
pump and flares.
T&T Red Cross Society
Plipdeco only needed
three overs to overhaul
a struggling Arcelor
Mittal team yesterday as
action continued in the
SIS Industrial Cricket
Batting first, Mittal
could only forge a mod-
erate 35 runs from their
ten overs as they strug-
gled to negotiate Plipde-
co s bowling attack.
Jason Douglas was the
only resistance in a bat-
ting lineup that never
fired; he managed 10
runs, including the lone
boundary of the innings.
Zaffer Mohammed was
Plipdeco s main destroyer
with the ball, claiming
three wickets for just
seven runs in his two
Plipdeco made light
work of their target and
sounded a warning to the
other teams in their
Group. When Tarandath
Beepat was bowled for a
second ball duck in the
first over, opener Antho-
ny Ramroop was joined
by Antonio Aziz and the
pair took the game away
from Mittal in 17 balls.
Aziz s knock of 25 not
out lasted just 8 balls and
included four sixes as he
led his team to a com-
fortable victory. Plipde-
co s next test will be a
hard one on May 21 as
they face defending
champions and a yet to
be defeated T&TEC team
who have scored in
excess of 100 runs in
their last two matches.
Earlier in the week,
after a humiliating 53-
run defeat at the hands
of Group B leaders, PCS
Nitrogen, Super Indus-
trial Services bounced
back on Monday with a
crushing victory over
Industrial Gases Limited
as teams continue to jos-
tle for position midway
through the group stage.
Choosing to bat first on
a ground at California
that has proven to yield
big scores so far, SIS got
an excellent start from
openers Dinesh Ramba-
jhan and Roger Williams.
The pair picked apart the
IGL bowling attack early
and produced a 45 run
opening stance before
Williams was out caught
behind off the bowling
of captain Kareem Joseph
for a well played 27. Two
wickets fell in quick suc-
cession as IGL fought
back but they did little
in the way of slowing
down the run rate. With
58 runs on the board in
the fifth over, S. Ragbir
Plipdeco continues winning ways in SIS cricket
Arcelor Mittal 35/8 (J Douglas 10,
Z Mohammed 3/7, K Leacock 1/6)
vs Plipdeco 36/2 (2.5 overs) (A.
Aziz 25no, W Diett 1/3, M Manoo
Result: Plipdeco won by 8 wickets
Man of the Match: Antonio Aziz
Yara 123/6 (A Tookhai 37, R.
Surujbally 31, L Charlie 2/16, A.
vs PPGPL 25 all out (N Mahabir 9,
R. Surujbally 2/2, A Ramnarine 2/7)
Result: Yara won by 98 runs
Man of the Match: R Surujbally
SIS 136/7 (S Ragbir 37, R Williams
27, K Joseph 2/23)
vs IGL 39/8 (K Joseph 11, S. Ragbir
2/8, R. Williams 1/3)
Result: SIS won by 97 runs
Man of the Match: S Ragbir
inning high 37. SIS even-
tually closed on a mam-
moth 136 in their ten
IGL faltered early in
their reply, losing their
first wicket for just four
runs. Wickets fell steadily
after that as SIS bowled
well and kept IGL s big
hitters at bay. Captain
Kareem Joseph top
scored with 11 runs and
offered the most resist-
ance in a batting lineup
that lasted their quota of
overs but never fired with
Over at the Plipdeco
Ground, Yara also had a
run-fest as they piled it
on Group A s stellar
placed Phoenix Park Gas
Processors batting first.
Openers Adesh Tokhai
and R. Surujbally put on
a 65 run opening part-
nership from just 30 balls
before Tokhai went
caught off the bowling
of Rajendra Narine for 37.
Yara s top three batsmen
accounted for 98 runs
and even though PPGPL
continued to get wickets,
the runs kept flowing as
Yara closed on 123 for 6
wickets. PPGPL never
came close. They man-
aged 25 runs in just seven
overs as they were
unsuccessful in navigat-
ing Yara s bowling attack
and remain winless after
Yara's Adesh Tookhai
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