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VITEMA Will Test Tsunami Warning System Thursday

On Thursday, March 11, at 10 a.m., VITEMA will launch CARIB WAVE 2021 in the USVI with a live test of the Integrated Public Alarm Warning System system.

The purpose of this exercise to raise tsunami awareness and preparation while ensuring that residents’ emergency plans are exercised.

All residents are encouraged to register for participation at www.tsunamizone.org/register and mark your household, school, church, business and community to be counted in this Caribbeanwide endeavor.

For more information visit www.vitema.vi.gov. VITEMA reminds the public to always “Stay Informed, Stay Prepared and Remain Vigilant.” The agency can be reached by phone at 340-773-2244 on St. Croix, 340-774-2244 on St. Thomas and 340-776-2244 on St. John.

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On Thursday, March 11, at 10 a.m., VITEMA will launch CARIB WAVE 2021 in the USVI with a live test of the Integrated Public Alarm Warning System system. The purpose of this exercise to raise tsunami awareness and preparation while ensuring that residents' emergency plans are exercised. All residents are encouraged to register for participation at www.tsunamizone.org/register and mark your household, school, church, business and community to be counted in this Caribbeanwide endeavor. For more information visit www.vitema.vi.gov. VITEMA reminds the public to always "Stay Informed, Stay Prepared and Remain Vigilant." The agency can be reached by phone at 340-773-2244 on St. Croix, 340-774-2244 on St. Thomas and 340-776-2244 on St. John.