Barbados:— As this year’s hurricane season gets underway, psychosocial support will be utilized to help the Caribbean people when disaster hits. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) launched the “Stronger Together” campaign in Bridgetown, Barbados. The campaign draws attention to the information and tools available to assist communities in better coping with the psychological impact of adverse events.
“In the Caribbean, most disaster response communication material focuses on ensuring that people recognize storm warnings, know where to go for assistance and have prepared their homes. However, few communication campaigns or products help people build