VITEMA to Hold Tsunami Awareness Course

Vitema director Daryl Jaschen hosts a town hall meeting at Canegata Recreation Complex. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)
VITEMA Director Daryl Jaschen hosts a town hall meeting. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)

The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) is offering a Tsunami Awareness course to enhance the ability of people to support an organization’s tsunami preparedness and response efforts. Obtain a better understanding of: (1) the tsunami hazard; (2) current hazard assessment tools and products; (3) tsunami warning and dissemination systems and methods; and (4) methods of community response to local and distant tsunamis.

The course, hosted by VITEMA, will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Feb. 24, at the V.I. Cardiac Center, 4007 Diamond Ruby, Christiansted.

To register, contact Irvin Mason at 774-2244 or [email protected]

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