As Barbados prepares for the June 1 start of the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane season, the Department of Emergency Management will host its annual press conference on Wednesday, June 1, at its Warrens, St. Michael office, beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Acting Deputy Director, Robert Harewood, will deliver remarks, while Deputy Director of the Barbados Meteorological Service, Sonia Nurse, will present the 2016 outlook. A representative from DEM???s volunteer arm will also make a presentation during the press conference.

This year, the DEM will focus on the theme: The Next 50 Years: Making our Communities Resilient to Natural Hazards.

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