The National Disaster Preparedness Response Plan shall include procedures for informing the public in Antigua and Barbuda and elsewhere of the existence of a threatened disaster alert or the existence of a disaster emergency as well as of the state of affairs during a threatened disaster alert or in the event or the aftermath of a disaster emergency.
The acts provides for the effective organisation of the preparedness, management, mitigation of, response to and recovery from emergencies and disasters natural and man-made in Antigua and Barbuda.
Active transparency (Section 8(2))
Participation in plans, programmes and policies (Part VI and First Schedule)
A public consultation may be held before approving the draft Order delimiting a specially vulnerable area and a draft special area precautionary plan.
Environmental education (Section 4 (2))
The Director of Disaster Preparedness shall conduct programmes of public information and education on the mitigation of, preparedness for, response to and recovery from emergencies and disasters.