INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR DISASTER REDUCTION (IDDR) 2017 - “Home Safe Home”
For many persons, Friday the thirteenth is considered to be a day of misfortunes. However, there is more to Friday, October 13, 2017 than just a superstitious
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To develop, promote and maintain a comprehensive National Disaster Management Programme which will: Educate all citizens about the various elements of Disaster Management. Create appropriate mechanisms which will promote and advance Disaster Management activities at all levels of the society.
Promote and institutionalize the practice of appropriate preventative and mitigation measure for all possible hazards. Promote the development and maintenance of effective warning, response and recovery plans for all sectors of the society.
Become a Volunteer
We need you! We need your assistance!
Give back to your community
Serve your country in a time of crisis
Render humanitarian services to your fellow men/ women
Learn new skills which can save lives
Confidently face new challenges with a winning attitude
Respond to major vehicular accidents, flooding, large fires, landslides, earthquakes,
storms or high winds...
An Emergency Shelter is a facility set up to provide temporary housing for persons unable to continue their living arrangement in separate family units.
In Barbados shelters are listed in two categories. A Category 1 Shelter may be used during a hurricane or other hazard event, while Category 2 Shelters may be used if they are still in a reasonable condition after a hazard event or disaster.