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From left to right: President of the BCCI, Tracey Shuffler; Attorney General of Barbados, Adriel Brathwaite; Executive Director, BCCI, Lisa Gale; and Dr. Sir Trevor Carmichael sharing a light moment at the BCCI luncheon at Hilton.
BE PREPARED AG: Take disaster management more seriously
Disaster Risk Management should be a key focus for the country.

This was one of the key points made by Attorney General of Barbados, Adriel Brathwaite, who was speaking yesterday at the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry luncheon (BCCI) at Hilton, where he called for the private sector to come on board to prepare Barbados for any eventualities and that the nation has to take this area seriously.

Brathwaite explained that, “If we use the Ebola virus as an example there is a lot of emotion in terms of the government response to the Ebola virus, but the question we should be asking if as a country we shouldn’t have had systems in place to address any hazard like that because of the potential damage to us as a country. We need to focus on our ability to respond to all types of disasters, manmade, natural, medical etc. We encourage you to work with us on the issue of disaster man...

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