The Opposition Leader suggests that there was an over-reaction by the Office Disaster Preparedness and Management to Tropical Storm Tomas; 5am at Mango Media Caribbean says: “I don't for a second think that the ODPM nor the Government caused undue panic. They sent out the warnings. They encouraged people to go home. They used social media to keep citizens informed”. The issue also prompts KnowTnT.com to examine the relationship between gender and good governance.