Reminder For Earthquake & Tsunami Lecture

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Members of the public are reminded that the Department of Emergency Management and the Coastal Zone Management Unit will host a public lecture on earthquakes and tsunamis in the region entitled: Earthquakes and Tsunamis in the Caribbean: 50 Years vs 500 Years.

It will take place this Wednesday, March 9, from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Training Room, the Barbados Public Worker???s Co-operative Credit Union, Belmont Road, St. Michael.

The guest speaker will be Seismologist at the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, Dr. Joan Latchman.

Parking is available at the Girl Guides Association???s ???In Field??? Car Park on Pax Hill, Belmont Road, St. Michael.??March has been designated as Tsunami and Earthquake Smart Month. This year???s focus will be on the promotion of tsunami and earthquake awareness and the mitigation of risks associated with these hazards.??

theresa.blackman@barbados.gov.bb

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