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The Volcanic Eruption of La Soufriere lowered from Red to Orange Alert

Mudflows Protection against Lahars or Mudflows
By April 22nd La Soufriere had exploded 32 times leaving heavy layers of ash everywhere making buildings collapse and sending pyroclastic flows down the volcano sides destroying everything in its wake. On April 15th the West Indies Seismic Research Center was further able to measure the Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) flux from La Soufriere dispersing with t...
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Evacuation and relief efforts

Relief efforts - St.Vincent volcano eruption We are asking for your donation to enable us to give urgent assistance to people, while they are waiting to move back and build up what is lost
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs estimated in mid April that the financial impact of the crisis would be approximately US$554 million. Lots of relief efforts have been sent and offered. Venezuela was among one of the first countries sending 20 tons of humanitarian supplies, risk experts and SUV vehicles. Furthe...
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The consequences of the volcano La Soufriere eruption

Image from a village after the eruption The ash flowing into the rivers contaminate the drinking water.
On 9th of April 2021 La Soufriere in St Vincent and the Grenadines erupted sending rocks in the form of ash plume 10- 15 km up in the air. The last explosion, the 32nd, that La Soufrière has released since April 9, began at 11:09am on April 22, and lasted for about 20 minutes, with the vertical explosive plume reaching a height of about 8km. This e...
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The Eruption of La Soufriere 2021

Volcano Eruption St.Vincent Volcanoes like La Soufriere can very suddenly switch between an effusive and explosive eruption
On the 27th of December 2020 the Volcano La Soufriere started an effusive eruption – slowly building a new dome as when pressing out toothpaste. It kept erupting with a sticky rock formation over the next 3.5 months as well as emitting sulfur dioxide gas affecting the air quality and destroying vegetation on the volcano sides, turning everything ye...
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Earth Day Reflections from Richmond Vale Academy

Students Richmondvale On 9 April, 2021, the La Soufrière volcano located on the southern Caribbean island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines had a full-blown eruption
“Our farm will most likely be totally damaged; however, we still have all the knowledge and the experience. We didn’t leave all of it behind; we brought the knowledge with us“ Earth Day 2021 falls upon a dazed and different world. For the Caribbean island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the 2021 celebration comes on the heels of the global pande...
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I am involved with a group that has a bio farm!

jasper RVA made me the person I am today
Hi everyone at RVA and all the Vincentians I worked with. It is been a while, life went on, there is not a single week I am not thinking of St Vincent. The reason I took so long to send a letter is because I have quit using social media for at least 2 years now. I focus myself on other things, but finally I found the courage and the time to send yo...
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Pat’s Story – A farmer’s tree planting testimony

Pat's Story So far Pat has planted 30 avocado trees, 10 guava trees and 69 citrus trees;
Pat has been part of the Richmond Vale Academy tree planting process. He has received some assistance from time to time since 2015 to establish his own orchard on his 3.6 acre farm, on which he grows a variety of trees, some of which are for commercial use he sells to vendors on the local market. The fruit trees he grows carry a great commercial va...
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Luke and Alex's Rural Ecological Farm - Powered by Renewable Energy

Rural Ecological Farm These design principles work along with nature and all life forms, rather than against them
Chatoyer Garden's ecological farm is located up Maloney, nestled high up in the lush, verdant mountains of Vermont. Named after Chief Joseph Chatoyer, the National hero of St. Vincent and the Grenadines; honored for his resistance against the colonial forces to protect his beloved homeland Hairouna. Luke is telling how "following in the legacy of J...
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Shavy’s PDC Training and Journey Into Africa

at RVA Shavorne Clake: - let your food be your medicine
“Permaculture is an ethical design science that mimics nature to supply all our human needs, whilst benefiting the environment,” Geof Lawton.   Permaculture is an evolution of consciousness, a journey that improves not only our relationship as humanity, but also guides us to live in harmony with the environment around us. In short to impr...
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Ecological Farming At Belle Isle Correctional Facility

Belle-Isle-Correctional-Facility A graduate of the RVA, Permaculture Design Certificate, Emris Stapleton, used her new found skill to impart crucial knowledge to selected inmates on the Belle Isle Correctional facility.
“The experience was wonderful. I got to learn a lot from the inmates while at the same time they also learnt from me. I gained a lot of respect and trust from them during my time there. They became like family because we interacted while learning at the same time,” RVA Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) graduate Emris Stapleton. “It is said that...
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