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Caribbean rolls out multi-hazard preparations for hurricane season

Reliefweb 02 Jun 2021
Vincent caused displacement and disruption on the Caribbean island, destroyed infrastructure and the entire economic base, and generated volcanic debris, with ashfall adversely affecting nearby Barbados, in particular, and Saint Lucia. The ash was transported as far as Europe and Asia.
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GLOMOS programme supports international humanitarian relief efforts in Saint Vincent volcano eruption

Reliefweb 01 Jun 2021
Strong explosions generated ash plumes, which are not only impacting the entire island of Saint Vincent, but also transporting massive amounts of ash to the neighboring island country of Barbados in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies. As a result of the volcanic activity, about 22,240 people were displaced, 4,460 now living in shelters ... Dr ... Dr ... .
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The Caribbean Urgently Needs Air Travel: How Can It Be Restored?

Simple Flying 13 May 2021
Like elsewhere in the world, the Caribbean is currently facing an air transport crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic ... The Caribbean heavily depends on the air transport industry ... The Barbados Minister of Transport, Lisa Cummings, gave its four pillars to resume the air travel industry in the Caribbean.
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Ottawa dog rescue bringing 200 Caribbean dogs to Canada for adoption

CTV 10 May 2021
An Ottawa-based non-profit dog rescue is preparing to transport up to 200 dogs from Barbados to Canada, to aid overflowing shelters on the Caribbean island ... .
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NPC, BNOCL & BNTCL Donate To St. Vincent

Reliefweb 01 May 2021
The donation took place today at the Barbados Coast Guard HMBS Pelican, Mighty Grynner Highway, St ... In handing over the cases of water, Marketing and Public Relations Officer at the Barbados National Oil Company Limited, (BNOCL) Samantha Hazlewood-Ermay, said ... The Barbados Coast Guard will transport the items to the Lions Club South of St.
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J'can church in Calgary, Canada makes donation to SVG relief efforts

Jamaica Observer 23 Apr 2021
Prior to now, the last eruptions occurred in 1979 ... A total of nine of these islands and cays are inhabited ... Many of the displaced families have found refuge at the homes of relatives and friends in designated green zones while others have been transported to neighbouring islands such as Barbados, St Lucia, Antigua, and Grenada ... .
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Additional Caribbean Cruises for Americans from Non-U.S. Ports

The Maritime Executive 22 Apr 2021
The cruise lines are reporting that they are having constructive discussions with the CDC, and both the director of the CDC and Transport Secretary Buttigieg have said they believe cruises could restart this summer from the U.S ... Lisa Cummins, Minister of Tourism and International Transport for Barbados.
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St. Vincent Volcano: Only those vaccinated for COVID-19 can evacuate - PM

The Jerusalem Post 11 Apr 2021
Giving a press conference with his face visibly welling up with tears, the Vincentian prime minister explained that cruise ships had volunteered to transport the island's residents to nearby Caribbean islands for shelter, but only vaccinated people would be allowed to board ... Ash fall could affect the Grenadines, Barbados, St.
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St. Vincent & the Grenadines, La Soufrière Volcano, Situation Update #3 (11 April 2021)

Reliefweb 11 Apr 2021
• An estimated 16,000 - 20,000 persons affected. • Approximately 30 villages evacuated. • An estimated 75 shelters operating, with 3,200 persons ...Explosive volcanic ash cloud transported by wind and affected as far as Barbados since late evening Friday, April 9, 2021 and continues. .
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St. Vincent & the Grenadines, La Soufrière Volcano, Situation Update #1 (09 April 2021)

Reliefweb 11 Apr 2021
Soufriere volcano Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (VCT) active since 29th December, 2020 ... Activity increased since 8-4-2021 3AM ... This means an explosive eruption is imminent ... MV Gem Star and VCT Coast Guard is docked at jetty Chateaubelair to transport residents to be evacuated ... Deployment of Barbados Defence Force (BDF). ETA VCT 9-4-2021 ... .
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Disgraced Love Island star Zara Holland RETURNS to Instagram to share sultry snaps after she ...

The Daily Mail 30 Mar 2021
Zara Holland returned to Instagram on Monday as she shared a slew of sultry snaps after breaching Covid rules in Barbados over the Christmas period ... Zara Holland returned to Instagram on Monday as she shared a slew of sultry snaps after breaching Covid rules in Barbados over the Christmas period ... 'Zara left Barbados last night.
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Virgin Atlantic starts digital health pass trials ahead of recovery

Arab News 27 Mar 2021
Virgin Atlantic said it would trial the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Travel Pass on its London to Barbados route from April 16 ... ● Virgin Atlantic said it would trial the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Travel Pass on its London to Barbados route from April 16.
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Iata Travel Pass: Virgin Atlantic to trial 'health passport' app on London to Barbados flights

The National 27 Mar 2021
The UK-headquartered carrier will test the International Air Transport Association's Travel Pass on its London to Barbados route from Friday, April 16 ... Barbados has said it will accept the pass at its border, one of the first countries to accept a digital pass instead of paper checks.
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Virgin Atlantic starts digital health pass trials ahead of longed-for recovery

Metro USA 26 Mar 2021
Virgin Atlantic said it would trial the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Travel Pass on its London to Barbados route from April 16. Barbados has said it will accept the pass at its border, one of the first countries to accept a digital pass instead of paper checks.
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