Run Tsunami Run 5K Walk & Run

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Members of the public are being encouraged to sign-up for this year’s Run Tsunami Run 5K Walk and Run scheduled for Sunday, March 24, at 4:00 p.m. The event will start at the Brighton junction, Brighton Road to Highway 1 (Carlton/A1), then continue on to the St. Stephen’s Hill junction with Highway 1 to Goddard’s Road. The return journey will …

National Earthquake Preparedness Day – March 14

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The Department of Emergency Management (DEM) has designated Thursday, March 14, as National Earthquake Preparedness Day. Members of the public are encouraged to conduct the “Drop, Cover and Hold On” earthquake drill within their homes, schools, businesses or communities at 10:00 a.m. on the day. This national drill forms part of the activities to mark Coastal Hazards and Earthquake Smart …

Coastal & Earthquake Smart Month Launched

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A member of the Barbados Coast Guard explaining aspects of the HMBS Trident to primary and secondary school students during a tour today. (S.Maughan/BGIS) The Tsunami and Earthquake Smart Month celebrated in March has taken on a new name from this year. The month of activities, traditionally used to highlight earthquake and tsunami hazards, will now have a broader focus …