New approach to handling hazards – Barbados Today


This island’s disaster emergency management preparedness is being reviewed to better deal with future volcanic eruptions. Director of the state-owned Department of Emergency Management Kerry Hinds said today the unfolding eruptions of the La Soufriere Volcano and the impact of the high level of ash dumped on the island has taught authorities that their approach […]
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SIDS need financing- Straughn - Barbados Today

Barbados has called on the international community to provide financing -budgetary support and or balance of payments – required to help small island developing states overcome the challenges triggered by the  COVID-19 pandemic. Minister in the Ministry of Finance Ryan Straughn, made the call today as he addressed the 2021 […]