Bridgetown, June 5 – The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Management Agency (CDEMA) warned today the countries in the region to prepare for the arrival of numerous cyclones this season. Quoted by CMC news agency, CDEMA executive director Ronald Jackson said that this year´s predictions are troubling.Jackson quoted studies of The United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which predicts between 13-20 named storms, 6-11 hurricanes and 3-6 major hurricanes.
The message is clear. The extent to which we could be hit will depend on the level of investment we put into preparing for, and preventing as best as possible the negative consequences of this hazard, said Jackson.
The CDEMA executive director noted that many governments in the region began programs to prepare people and implemented measures to address these meteors.
Source: Prensa Latina