In November – December 2022 the RRS Discovery travelled 9000 miles to the remote islands of Ascension and St Helena. Run as part of the UK Government’s Blue Belt Programme, this scientific expedition visited areas of previously uncharted ocean within the Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) of these south Atlantic islands. Introduced by international musician and […] Read more...
St Helena Covid-19 Preparedeness Update
St Helena is still in the Prevent Stage and we continue to take precautionary measures to remain in this stage and further protect the Island. At this time there is no medical evidence to escalate the current preventative measures we have in place on St Helena. The enhanced Social Distancing measures which came into effect on Tuesday 31 March, will come to an end on Tuesday 14 April 2020. We are grateful to the entire community including organisations and businesses for their support during this time and for the measures they have taken to date.
Repatriation Flight : We are waiting for confirmation of delivery of test kits and medical equipment in the UK, which will be brought on Island on a charter repatriation flight. For full details https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/2020/news/coronavirus-covid-19-st-helena-preparedness-update-9/