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This is a short brief country profile of Barbados, in relation to hurricanes and earthquakes.
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Barbados has the capacity to detect, and receive early notice of, an impending tsunami event to assist with the timely evacuation of coastal areas under threat.
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Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley
The Prime Ministers of Barbados and Saint Lucia, and the heads of FAO, UNEP and WMO, joined UNDRR to launch the first regional Early Warnings For All Initiative in the Caribbean.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Regional Launch of the Early Warnings for All Initiative (EW4ALL) for the Caribbean
The “Regional Launch of the Early Warnings for All Initiative (EW4ALL) for the Caribbean” aims to drive coordinated political action towards strengthening multi-hazard early warning systems.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean World Meteorological Organization United Nations Resident Coordinator Offices for the Caribbean States Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency Barbados - government
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This is Barbados' Voluntary National Report for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
Barbados - government
Strong waves overrun the seawall in Havana, Cuba, resulting in heavy flooding in the city
For emergency preparedness and response in the Caribbean, the United Nations World Food Programme will build a logistics hub and training centre in Barbados, through a partnership with the government and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency.
World Food Programme
This is a comic for youth and adults to raise awareness on the importance of leaving no one behind in times of COVID-19 during hurricane season. This comic has been designed for the Caribbean, but can be used in other parts of the world.
French Red Cross
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Mostly a low-lying country, Barbados faces flash floods, droughts, small-scale landslides, earthquakes, and fires. Its disaster and emergency management legislation and structure and data collection are strong but implementation is still lacking.
United States Agency for International Development
The Covid-19 crisis has exposed the vulnerabilities of the economies of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados, Saint Lucia and other Caribbean countries.
Organization of Eastern Caribbean States
This project targets female farmers to meet their needs in preparation, adaptation and mitigation of disasters as they are usually first respondents during disasters.
United Nations Development Programme