CARIBE WAVE 17
Exercise Caribe Wave 17
21 March 2017
Decides that Caribe Wave 17 will have three scenarios, a Santiago de Cuba, Costa-Rica based on the Limon earthquake 1991 and a Northeastern Antilles based on the 1843 event. This last scenario will be used for the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism Rescue Exercise that is scheduled for March 22 – 23, 2017.
Decides that all scenarios start at the same time, with one dummy message at the time of the earthquake, 1400 UTC, and the 1st message for each of the three scenarios 5 minutes later, 1405 UTC;
Proposes that each Member States selects one scenario and that PTWC only send simulated products for the selected scenario to the primary TWFP and NTWC of that Member State;
Further decides that the exercise takes place on Tuesday March 21, 2017 and commences at 1400 UTC;