Edgar Cochrane Polyclinic Health Meeting

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Members of the public will get the opportunity to learn more about disaster preparedness and how to safeguard themselves and their properties at the next men’s and women’s health meeting at the Edgar Cochrane Polyclinic. It will be held on Thursday, October 19, at the Polyclinic, Wildey, St. Michael, starting at 6:00 p.m. Public Relations Officer William Bullen will speak …

Barbados’ First Tsunami Sign Erected

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Barbados now has its first Tsunami Smart sign, taking the country a step further in educating residents and creating awareness about the tsunami hazard. Director of the Department of Emergency Management, Kerry Hinds, joined by her staff, unveiled the sign at Martin’s Bay, St. John, yesterday, and engaged visitors and locals in short information sessions about the hazard. “The Tsunami …

Plan Development Critical For Survival

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Government and privately-owned enterprises operating in the Holetown, St. James area were today advised that their ability to survive the impact of a hazard depended heavily on their preparation for such an event. This was one of the key messages they received during a two-day Planning Development and Enhancement workshop hosted by the Department of Emergency Management (DEM) at the …