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Minister LaRoda and NEMA officials assess West GB communities’ readiness for 2022 hurricane season

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas — Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister, with responsibility for NEMA, Hon. Myles LaRoda fulfilled a promise he made to the residents of West Grand Bahama and led a team of officials from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on a tour of West Grand Bahama on Saturday, June 11, 2022, to get a first-hand view of the communities’ preparation for the hurricane season. Minister LaRoda, along with Captain Stephen Russell, Director of NEMA, along with other NEMA officials met with Councilors from various West Grand Bahama communities to assess hurricane shelters in West Grand Bahama, as well as discuss what issues that may need immediate attention in order to have West Grand Bahama hurricane-prepared. “After the potential tropic...