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BUCHAREST, 27 September 2016 – Nations on the Atlantic, Mediterranean and Black Sea have decided to bolster their tsunami warning systems by giving France, Greece, Italy and Turkey a regionwide alert role. The decision came at a meeting of the 39-country Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami Early Warning and Mitigation System in the Nor…
KUROSHIO, Japan, 1 December 2016 – Hundreds of high school students from around the world have pledged to step up efforts to reduce disaster risk, at a global gathering held to mark the first edition of World Tsunami Awareness Day. The 25-26 November High School Students Summit in the southern Japanese town of Kuroshio brought together 360 young people…
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30 January 2018
GENEVA, 30 January 2018 - Tsunamis may be rare events along the French coasts but they do occur. The French tsunami alert centre, CENALT, has already provided more than 24 tsunami information alerts and issued three tsunamis advisory warning messages since the beginning of its operations in 2012. Hosted in the French atomic and alternative energy commi…
Taking place on 27 June, 17:30-18:45 PM (Lisbon Time), this side event at the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon will showcase leading efforts on reducing tsunami risk as a key contribution to UN Ocean Decade and scaling up action on ocean science and innovation. The event is organized by UNDRR and UNESCO IOC. Tsunamis are rare events but can be extremely d…