The Department of Emergency Management is the government department responsible for the development and implementation of the Emergency Management Programme in Barbados. It has the responsibility for coordinating emergency management activities in Barbados. DEM today is developing and implementing a national Comprehensive Disaster Management programme which embodies the concept of all hazards: natural and man-made at all phases of the Disaster Continuum: Prevention and Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery as well as integration of disaster risk reduction. It utilizes the integrated emergency management approach, which is necessary if it is to effectively and efficiently accomplish its mission through the identification and mobilization of all appropriate resources and detailed planning for the possible impact of any hazard.
Address: No.30 Warrens Industrial Park
St. Michael, Barbados
Punto Focal Operacional Nacional (PFON)
Thomas, Judy (Director)
Fax: (246) 421 8612
Teléfonos: (246) 421 8516/ 421 6736 / 438 7575