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Cap Southwell Industrial Park Included In Area Tested During CARIBE Wave 18, Today

Public and private sector agencies and businesses within District # 1 joined other localities in the Caribbean through participation in a tsunami response exercise held today, March 15, 2018. The purpose of the annual exercise is to evaluate local tsunami response plans, increase tsunami preparedness, and improve coordination throughout the region. (District #1 covers the area from the S.E. Peninsula to Victoria Road, East.)

Mrs. Claricia Langley-Stevens, Deputy National Disaster Coordinator and National Disaster Coordinator (Acting) pointed to the impact of global earthquakes and triggered Tsunamis on Disaster Management (DM) practitioners in the Caribbean over the past few years, as the definitive basis for developed or improved Tsunami response policies and protocols.“

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