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Monday, Dec 10, 2018

DEM press conference

DEM press conference
31 May
2018

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season officially starts Friday.

And the Department of Emergency Management will be hosting a number of activities during June under the theme: Helping Ourselves and Our Neighbours.

The activities will kick off with the annual press conference Friday morning at ten at the DEM's conference room in Warrens.

Speakers will include DEM director, Kerry Hinds; deputy director of the Barbados Meteorological Services, Clairmont Williams, who will outline the 2018 prognosis; and senior telecommunications officer at the Telecommunications Unit, Renee Evelyn, who will speak on how the common alerting protocol can be used during the hurricane season.