PHILIPSBURG:--- The Sint Maarten Police Force is would like to announce an upcoming drill scheduled for the 21st of September, 2023, in the Cay Bay area, specifically organized by the Sol Depot. This event is aimed at enhancing community awareness and preparedness for various emergency scenarios.
Date: September 21, 2023
Location: Cay Bay area
Organizer: by the emergency services in close cooperation with the Marines
The drill will involve the participation of various emergency response agencies, including the police, fire department, marines, and other essential stakeholders. The exercise will simulate the response to a range of emergency situations and will feature movements of heavy equipment, the activation of sirens, the presence of marines, police, and fire personnel, as well as role players.
Purpose of the Drill:
The primary objective of this drill is to ensure that our community is well-prepared to respond effectively to any emergency situation that may arise. By conducting these exercises, we aim to:
Test Response Capabilities: Assess the readiness and response capabilities of our emergency services to handle various crisis scenarios.
Community Involvement: Engage the community of Cay Bay and raise awareness about emergency preparedness and response procedures.
Enhance Coordination: Strengthen coordination and cooperation between different agencies and organizations involved in emergency response.
To ensure that the Cay Bay community is informed about the drill and its purpose, the Sint Maarten Police Force together with the Community Officer has been working closely with the Cay Bay Community Council for their assistance in disseminating information about the drill to the residents.
The Sint Maarten Police Force encourages all residents of Cay Bay to take this opportunity to learn about emergency preparedness and response measures. Your participation and cooperation are vital to the success of this drill, which ultimately aims to enhance the safety and well-being of our community.