BDF Advances Its Response Capabilities

BDF Media Release| 9 April 2022

Photography and Story credit: BDF Media, World Hope International

The Barbados Defence Force (BDF) continues to improve and advance its security and disaster response capabilities, in an effort to safeguard Barbados’ interests and its visitors. The advancement of the Force’s multidisciplinary skillsets is enabled via strategically targeted training and inter-agency cohesion.

On 8 April 2022, the Barbados Defence Force participated in disaster simulation training, facilitated by the World Hope International. Members of the BDF were engaged in helicopter rescues, assessments and the coordination of support agencies.

During the training session, the teams extinguished toxic fires, rescued trapped victims and conducted medical evacuations.

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