RITA in Belize for Regional Exchange

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Updated: June 21, 2016

For the first time, Belize is hosting the Red Cross Resilience in The Americas program (RITA) four day conference.  The annual regional exchange is where Guyana, Jamaica Bahamas and Belize come together to discuss topics to address some of the needs and to reduce the hazards and vulnerability that exist in a number of communities throughout the Caribbean. Matthew Marek, the American Red Cross Regional Representative for the Caribbean spoke with Love News.

Matthew MarekMATTHEW MAREK

Lily Bowman, Director General of the Belize Red Cross, spoke of the topics that will be covered within the four days.

LILY BOWMAN

This is the sixth year that the regional conference is being held. Bowman shared how the Red Cross team across the nation has developed since joining the RITA program.

LILY BOWMAN

The workshop ends on Thursday.