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Hurricane Elsa Relief Drive A Success

Several non-governmental organisations are in a better position to assist those persons impacted by Hurricane Elsa. Today, the Ministry of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, in collaboration with...

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Elsa Relief Fund Now Accepting Donations

BY JULIE CARRINGTON | JUL 15, 2021 Barbadians and those living in the diaspora are encouraged to give generously to the Hurricane Elsa Relief Fund to assist hundreds of fellow Barbadians to get back...

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Support Drive-Through For Victims Of Hurricane Elsa

The Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations has partnered with the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) to assist those affected by the passage of Hurricane Elsa on July 2. As such,...

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DEM Reports On Damage From Hurricane Elsa

BY SHEENA FORDE-CRAIGG | JUL 6, 2021 | TOP STORIES Post Hurricane Elsa media update with Minister of Home Affairs, Information and Public Affairs, Wilfred Abrahams – July 6, 2021. (PMO) To date, the...

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Government Focused On Rebuilding Destroyed Homes

BY JULIA RAWLINS-BENTHAM | JUL 6, 2021 | TOP STORIES Post Hurricane Elsa media update with Minister of Home Affairs, Information and Public Affairs, Wilfred Abrahams – July 6, 2021. (PMO) ...

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Statement on the Hurricane Elsa Relief Effort

On Saturday, July 3, Prime Minister Hon. Mia Amor Mottley announced that Government would be working with the Third Sector in the relief effort to address needs occasioned by the passage of Hurricane...

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Government Prepares For Passage Of Tropical Storm

by Sheena Forde-Craigg Press conference with Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and officials from the Department of Emergency Management. (PMO) All public services have made the necessary arrangements...

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Survey On Impact Of Volcanic Ash On Farmers

BY JOY-ANN GILL | APR 27, 2021 | MINISTRY NEWS The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security will be conducting a survey to assess the impact of ash fall from La Soufrière Volcano in St. Vincent and...

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Met Services Concerned About Volcanic Ash

Press briefing by Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Senator Lisa Cummins – April 10, 2021. (PMO) While computer models are predicting that in the next few days there will be just light...

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West Coast Project brings flood relief

By Joy-Ann Gill Residents and business houses in Holetown and Trents, St. James, are now seeing some relief from flooding, thanks to a project implemented by the Ministry of Environment and National...

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Chinese Donate Another Batch Of Medical Supplies

by Joy Springer Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic “bumps elbows” with China’s Ambassador to Barbados, Yan Xiusheng, to thank the Chinese Government for its latest donation of...

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Tropical Storm Warning Discontinued For Barbados

BY JULIA RAWLINS-BENTHAM Barbadians are breathing a sigh of relief as a tropical storm warning for Gonzalo was discontinued around 8:00 tonight, Friday, July 24. And, Minister of Home Affairs,...

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Regional fire chiefs & CDEMA sign memorandum

BY ANDRÉ SKEETE A formal agreement is now in place for the provision of search and rescue services by fire departments throughout the region. Barbados’ Chief Fire Officer and President of the...

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Statement On Water Issues In St. John

BY BGIS Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams. (GP) The lack of water in the taps of some residents of St. John is as a direct result of low water levels at the BWA’s Bowmanston...

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10,000 Plus Resilience Initiative Gets Under Way

BY SHEENA FORDE-CRAIGG The National Conservation Commission (NCC), in collaboration with FarmFinder Global Inc. and the Nature Fun Ranch, launched the 10,000 Plus Resilience initiative (10PR) today. ...

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