Sunday, February 5, 2017

2017 Regional\Country spotlight: Bermuda Emergency Measures Organisation.

https://www.gov.bm/department/emergency-measures-organisation

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Emergency Measures Organisation

Bermuda’s Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) strives to ensure that every resident of Bermuda is prepared in the event of an emergency. The EMO provides up-to-date information and announcements about severe weather and disasters.

What do they do?

The EMO prepares all government departments and non-government agencies for severe weather events and other disasters that may affect Bermuda and coordinates emergency response and recovery. These events include:
  • hurricanes and severe weather
  • pandemics
  • major oil spills
  • air crashes
  • major cruise ship incidents
  • tsunamis
  • terrorrism
  • major fires
The EMO also activates the emergency FM radio channel (100.1) during emergencies.

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