GLOMOS supports international humanitarian relief in Saint Vincent volcano eruption
Since April the La Soufrière volcano, located in the north of the largest island of the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the Caribbean, has erupted multiple times. In April, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance (UN OCHA) Geneva Office received a request for international environmental assistance from the Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
On behalf of the GLOMOS Programme, Dr. Joerg Szarzynski spearheaded the mission, supported by a team of upper-level students from the master’s programme “Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security”, a joint programme by UNU-EHS and the University of Bonn.
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