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Tsunami exercise

The Ministry of National Security wishes to remind the public, that Bermuda will join other localities in the Caribbean as a participant in a tsunami response exercise today (14 March), titled Caribe Wave 19.

The purpose of the exercise is to assess and improve communication plans and coordination throughout the region.

It will test communications between the Bermuda Tsunami Focal Point, recognized as the Bermuda Weather Service, and the Emergency Measures Organisation. The Ministry’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Mitigation Team will be coordinating this exercise.

Please note that If during the exercise a real tsunami occurs, the exercise will be terminated.

For more information on the U.S. tsunami warning system, please visit www.tsunami.gov.

Press release from the Ministry of National Security