Opposition Leader Calls For Int’l Support With Disaster Relief and Risk Reduction


Opposition Leader, Dr Peter Phillips says there’s need for greater international support concerning disaster relief and risk reduction in the Caribbean.

This as he told the House of Representatives yesterday that he’s standing in solidarity with the people of the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.

Dr Phillips says the Caribbean’s facing increasing risk of natural disasters due to global warming.

He questions whether the global response to hurricanes and other natural disasters could be greater.

Neika Lewis is an award-winning journalist with over 7 years of experience across radio, tv and the print media. A CARIMAC alum, Neika copped the Prime Minister’s Youth award for journalism in 2017. Her reporting on a Jamaican pilot incarcerated in Qatar in 2015 led to his release. Neika hunts for human interest stories.

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