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… as 24 countries take part in one of the largest tsunami simulations ever staged. Disaster management officials from Australia, Bangladesh, Comoros, France (La … of UNESCO and for the first time it will be monitored by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and partners as part of the build up to World Tsunami Awareness Day …
… is key to survival. I count on you to be leaders who can reduce the risk of future disasters,” said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a message to participants. The UN … of saving the precious lives of many people for generations to come,” he said in a video address to the students. Tsunamis, which are sparked by undersea earthquakes, … said as he welcomed the students to his town. “We should always regard natural disasters around the world as our own issue. It is not a problem from the past or in a …
… 9,000 foreign tourists from dozens of other nations, making it the worst single disaster affecting such a swathe of the globe. Some 125,000 people were injured and … US$9.9 billion. “Lives could have been saved if more had been done,” said veteran risk expert Mr. Ray Canterford, now Australia’s representative to the IOC, recalling … Framework for Action, the world’s first comprehensive agreement on disaster risk reduction. They also agreed to create the  Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation …
… Awareness Day makes its debut on the international calendar this November, and disaster experts from around the Indian Ocean have been given an early opportunity to … Mr. Robert Glasser, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, underlined the importance of the 5 November World Tsunami Awareness Day …
… Ocean swing into action. It's all a test, and a critical component of the region's disaster preparedness. In an office building overlooking Melbourne’s Docklands, … in the region in the seven decades since then has put millions of people in the risk zones. The teams in Melbourne played the roles of Iran, which would need to react … Framework for Action, the first comprehensive global agreement on disaster risk reduction. They also created the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System, …
WAKAYAMA, 5 November, 2018 - This year’s High School Students Summit for World Tsunami Awareness Day attracted 379 students from 48 countries to Japan, a country renowned for its disaster risk management and expertise on tsunami risk. The Summit brought together 244 overseas students and 135 students from Japan in the location where on November 5, 1854…