WTAD Webinar on Tsunami Ready in Indian Ocean Island States

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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
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Watch the recording: https://www.facebook.com/iotsunami/videos/1404968499894676/

The objectives of this webinar are to provide a broad understanding of the IOC-UNESCO Tsunami Ready program and to discuss the challenges, gaps, and needs to implement the Tsunami Ready indicators in Indian Ocean Island States. The topics will cover but are not
limited to:

  • IOC-UNESCO Tsunami Ready community recognition program and indicators
  • National Reports on community preparedness programs and activities in Indian Ocean Island States
  • Discussion on the challenges and needs to implement Tsunami Ready
  • Development of an implementation plan for Tsunami Ready communities


14.00-14.15    Opening
14.20-14.50    Introduction to UNESCO-IOC Tsunami Ready Recognition Program
14.55-16.35    National Reports on Tsunami Preparedness: Programs, Activities, Challenges, Gaps and Needs
16.40-17.20    Moderated Discussion on the Challenges and Needs to implement Tsunami Ready in Indian Ocean Island States
17.20-17.30   Closing

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