Multi-state Tsunami Exercise

April 2, 2009

The National Weather Service San Juan in coordination with the Puerto Rico Seismic Network, Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency, Puerto Rico Radio Broadcasters Association, U.S. Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency and the NOAA's West Coast Alaska Tsunami Warning Center and the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program will be participating of the first multi-state tsunami exercise for the U.S./Canadian Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands coasts on April 2, 2009.

The exercise is intended to provide a framework for emergency management agencies to test and review tsunami response plans. Handbook can be downloaded by clicking on LANTEX09HandbookV3.pdf

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