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With borders still closed Hazard Management Cayman Islands leaders have said they cannot guarantee frequent evacuation flights out of Cayman over hurricane season especially for those who are not vaccinated.
Reshma Ragoonath sits down with Danielle Coleman, Director of Hazard Management Cayman Islands and Simon Boxall, Public Awareness and Education Officer/ Acting Deputy Director (of HMCI) to discuss the 2021 hurricane season and how best the Cayman Islands can prepare for it.
Government has started its second phase of upgrades to Cayman’s National Emergency Notification System, which includes creating a mobile app for national alerts.
A new scientific study shows that tropical cyclones are moving more slowly than in years past.
Officials with Hazard Management Cayman Islands prepared for a tsunami on Thursday, generated by a magnitude 8.1 earthquake off the coast of Columbia at 9 a.m. Both the quake and the resultant wave were imaginary. This was only a drill.
The Cayman Islands will participate in a regionwide tsunami response exercise on Thursday, according to an announcement from Hazard Management Cayman Islands.
Hazard Management Cayman Islands is developing a plan for dealing with hazardous materials in the territory, the government announced on Friday.
A 7.6 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Honduras Tuesday night triggered a tsunami scare that impacted the Cayman Islands and raised new questions about the islands’ emergency alert capability.