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Caribbean: Caribe Wave 11, the first simulated tsunami alert

Categories: Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Haiti, Martinique, Saint Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Disaster, Migration & Immigration, Technology

On Wednesday, March 23, the first full-scale simulated tsunami alert exercise [1] will take place in 33 countries in the Caribbean to test the effectiveness of alert, monitoring and warning systems (Hashtag on Twitter: EXERCISE – NOT REAL #CW11) . Open Street Map France [Fr [2]] and Crisis Camp Paris [Fr [3]] will join this exercise to encourage awareness and use of social media tools during emergencies in the French speaking West Indies.