AUDIOS INCLUDED IN THIS STORY: A group of around 120 Royal Dutch Marines and the navy ship HMS Pelican, are till September 7th at the Windward Islands for their annual training, the Hurricane Exercise.
During this exercise, realistic scenarios were presented to train the marines for any kind of emergency or disaster during the 2011 hurricane season. This is one of the main tasks of the Royal Dutch Navy in the Caribbean.
The exercise took place at the GEBE power plant on September 5th 2011. The Governor was also present during the exercise.
The following are highlights of the hurricane exercise that took palce:
The Fire Department was also apart of the exercise.