St. Michael PIC To Host Shelter Simulation

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Residents of St. Michael are urged to participate in a Shelter Management Simulation Exercise, being hosted by the St. Michael Parish Independence Committee, in collaboration with the St. Michael South District Emergency Organization. It will be held on Saturday, October 20, at the Bay Primary School, Bayville, St. Michael, beginning at 8:00 a.m. This exercise seeks to familiarize community members …

St. Thomas DEO Elections

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Residents of St. Thomas are encouraged to participate in the elections for the St. Thomas District Emergency Organisation on Saturday, April 21. The elections will take place in the School Hall of the Lester Vaughan School, Cane Garden, St. Thomas, beginning at 4:00 p.m. See also: READ MORE St. Michael PIC To Host Shelter Simulati… anemptytextlline READ MORE Fire Simulation …

Two-Day Training On Damage Assessment

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Approximately 60 persons from various Government departments and District Emergency Organisations will receive training in damage assessment and how to proceed in the aftermath of a disaster. The Barbados Statistical Service and the Department of Emergency Management will host a two-day Damage Assessment Workshop on Wednesday, March 14 and Thursday, March 15, at Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael. Participants will …

A Call For More Volunteers In Communities

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Director of the Department of Emergency Management (DEM), Kerry Hinds, has issued a call for more persons to get involved and volunteer within their communities. She made this call during the Department’s inaugural Volunteer Recognition Ceremony at Sky Mall over the holiday period, during which the work of District Emergency Organisations (DEOs) was recognised. “I encourage you when you profile …

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. Michael PIC To Host Shelter Simulati… anemptytextlline READ MORE Fire Simulation Exercise In St. Peter anemptytextlline READ MORE …

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 …