PHILIPSBURG:— We all still have vivid memories of the devastating force of Hurricane Irma. To stay on top of our game when it comes to providing humanitarian aid, Defence is organizing Exercise Caribbean Coast. Ensuring a good crisis communication structure and maintaining public order and safety in a natural disaster are two of the key elements that will be addressed during the exercise. This year, Caribbean Coast will be held from 9 to 19 September on Sint Maarten, Saba, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Curaçao.
Caribbean Coast is a Dutch exercise, involving the participation of the Royal Netherlands Navy