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Exercise Tradewinds Builds Capacity Through Humanitarian Assistance And Disaster Relief Training

The capacity of security personnel across the Caribbean region in the areas of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HA/DR) will be enhanced as St. Kitts and Nevis is set to host phase one of Exercise Tradewinds from June 4-12, 2018.Claricia Langley-Stevens, Deputy Chair of the Local Organizing Committee.

 “Exercise Tradewinds as it relates to the humanitarian disaster response component actually started in 1995 and it was as a result of Tradewinds coming to St. Kitts-Nevis why NEMA [National Emergency Management Agency], the agency was formed. And one of the things that we find interesting is that although it is a military-based.

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