Travel Tips For Hurricane Season

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Barbadians travelling in the region, especially between June 1 and November 30, should be mindful that a natural disaster could occur and should be knowledgeable about where to turn to and be prepared for any eventuality. According to former Head of the Consular Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Natalie Cox,  if an overseas territory is affected by …

Secure Your Homes For Disasters

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Barbadians are being urged to secure their homes and make them the primary hub of safety during a disaster. In its message to mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction, recognised today, Friday, October 13, the Department of Emergency Management, has joined with the internationally acknowledged slogan of Home Safe Home. “That is the home should be able to prevent …

Barbadians Urged To Prepare For Hurricane Season

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Journalist and Hurricane Ivan Survivor, Deanzer Roberts. (GP) Residents of Barbados are being urged not to wait until they realise that “galvanise could fly”, or that their refrigerator could be blown away, before recognising the importance of preparing for hurricanes. And, Hurricane Ivan survivor, Deanzer Roberts, is also urging them to dismiss the notion that “God is a Bajan”, and …