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Tsunami exercise planned to check responses

Tsunami exercise planned to check responses

| 12/03/2018 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Officials have said that local authorities will be joining in a Caribbean-wide tsunami response exercise on Thursday in order to evaluate plans and communications strategies, increase preparedness, and improve regional coordination. Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) Deputy Director [...]

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Officials rule out costly national siren

Officials rule out costly national siren

| 11/01/2018 | 83 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands government will not be investing in a national siren system, despite some public concern that many people missed Tuesday night’s public service messages that the islands were under a tsunami alert following the massive earthquake off the coast of Honduras. Officials f [...]

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Tsunami exercise represented small but damaging waves

Tsunami exercise represented small but damaging waves

| 30/03/2015 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Officials from Hazard Management Cayman Islands have confirmed that had last week’s tsunami exercise been the real thing, Cayman would have suffered some significant flooding. Although it was just a three foot surge, tsunamis behave very differently from regular waves, Simon Boxall of HMCI [...]

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Cayman to check Tsunami plans in regional simulation

Cayman to check Tsunami plans in regional simulation

| 25/03/2015 | 15 Comments
(CNS): A Tsunami simulation exercise across the Caribbean today will test the regional countries readiness for such an event. Cayman is taking part to evaluate its own local tsunami response plans, increase preparedness, as well as improve coordination throughout the region. [...]

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