St. James Central Pre-Impact Assessments

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are asked to note that the St. James District Emergency Organisation (DEO) will be conducting a pre-impact assessment of the Batts Rock to Holetown communities, tomorrow, Saturday, October 21, between 9:00 a.m. and noon. This assessment is being conducted to enable the St. James Central DEO to accurately note the communities’ vulnerabilities, capabilities or resources, and …

Damage Assessment Training Exercise

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The St. George North District Emergency Organisation (DEO), in partnership with the Barbados Statistical Service, will conduct a Damage Assessment and Needs Analysis (DANA) training and simulation exercise, tomorrow, Saturday, August 12. It will be held at the Valley Resource Centre, Glebe, St. George, from 9:00 a.m. when Director of the Department of Emergency Management, Kerry Hinds, will deliver the …

Pre-Impact Assessment Of Sweet Vale

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The St. George North District Emergency Organisation (DEO) will be conducting a pre-impact assessment of the Sweet Vale, St. George community on Saturday, May 20, between 3:00 and 5:30 p.m. The focus of this assessment will be to gather information to enable the DEO to accurately note the community’s vulnerabilities, capabilities, resources and general level of resilience to adverse hazard impacts. …

AGM For Christ Church West DEO

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Residents of Christ Church West are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the St. Philip West District Emergency Organisation (DEO) on Saturday, May 13, at the Clock Tower, Garrison, St. Michael, beginning at 3:00 p.m. See also: READ MORE St. James Central Pre-Impact Assessments anemptytextlline READ MORE Damage Assessment Training Exercise anemptytextlline READ MORE Pre-Impact Assessment Of Sweet …

World Tsunami Awareness Day Nov. 01

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Barbados will join the rest of the world in the first international recognition of World Tsunami Day tomorrow, Saturday, November 5. To mark this first observance of the United Nations-designated day for tsunami awareness, the Department of Emergency Management (DEM), in conjunction with the St. Lucy District Emergency Organisation, will stage an evacuation simulation exercise in Sherman’s, St. Lucy, beginning …

St. Peter Clean-Up August 20 & 21

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Residents of St. Peter are being encouraged to place their old electrical appliances and other forms of bulk waste outside their homes for collection on Saturday, August 20, and Sunday, August 21. That is because the St. Peter District Emergency Organisation (DEO) and the St. Peter Constituency Council have teamed up to host a metal and bulk waste cleanup on …

Key Role For Youth In Disaster Management

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Fire fighters in training. (Stock Photo) Barbados’ youth can play an active role in responding to disasters when they occur in their communities across Barbados. To this end, the Department of Emergency Management (DEM), in conjunction with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, is undertaking The Block Initiative, where young people are being trained in the areas of first …