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Bahamas represented at Regional Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction

NASSAU, The Bahamas– Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), the Hon. Myles K. LaRoda, led a disaster risk reduction team to the VIII Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas and the Caribbean (RP23). The Regional Platform will be held February 28 to March 2 in Punta del Este, Uruguay. State-Minister LaRoda departed New Providence Friday, accompanied by Mr. Carl F. Smith, Permanent Secretary, the Office of the Prime Minister’s Disaster Management Unit and Miss Caitlin Taylor, Technical Associate, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). Mr. Alex Storr, Chairman of the Disaster Reconstruction Authority (DRA), and Mr. Aarone Sargent, Managing Director, the Disaster Reconstruction Authority, are...