What exactly compelled representatives from 19 different government institutions to fill the corridors of The Bahamas National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) at the end of a long work week? A current national crisis? A new impending threat? Not quite, but the answer is not as far removed as you may think. The Bahamas is home to the hurricane capital of the world, … [Read more...] about DRM training and national priorities – an effective mix?
When we picture the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, much of what we envisage is a luxurious sun, sea and sand getaway, especially since the country has one of the highest GDPs in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region. Given this imagery, it easy to assume that there are little to no challenges faced by a population of less than 400,000 people. Upon closer observation of … [Read more...] about Visualizing Hazards and Services – An integral Tool for Decision Making in Small Island Developing States