More Barbadians are using social media platforms to remain up to date on matters pertaining to natural disasters and emergency management.There has been an uptick in terms of people going onto our social media channels. As the information is pushed out there, people are picking it up.

Disaster Emergency Management (DEM) has a pervasive public awareness programme in schools and communities, and people were asking for training sessions on hurricanes, tsunamis and earthquakes, not only from her agency but from the District Emergency Organizations.

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