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Think Tsunami

Excellent video, in Japanese with English subtitles, on the effects of powerful Tsunami and how we can best prepare for them. The video also highlights a lot of myths and mistruths about Tsunami behaviour that must be weeded out if lives are to be saved. From the Japan Meteorlogical Agency   津波の準備をします。このビデオでは、命を救うことができます。津波についての真実を学び、私たちは彼らのためにどのように準備することができます。 気象庁より Video Link …

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Indonesian Tsunami Early Warning System

For tsunami early warning system InaTEWS (Indonesian Tsunami Early Warning System), on 11 November 2008 was officially opened, Germany has contributed significantly. The German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD) of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) has developed a Decision Support System (DSS) was developed. The DLR webcast shows how the information for quick and safe …

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Seguridad en caso de tsunami

Guia para seguridad en caso de Tsunamis.  This document is a Tsunami Safety Checklist that gives you basic information on what to do and what supplies you need in case a tsunami occurs.

Preparing Your Community for Tsunamis: A Guidebook for Local Advocates

Published by GeoHazards International, this working draft guidebook is designed to help local leaders prepare their communities for tsunamis using a whole-community approach. This guidebook is for anyone who would like to be an advocate for tsunami preparedness in their community.

Responding to urban disasters: Learning from previous relief and recovery operations (ALNAP, 2012)

This 2012 ALNAP paper on urban lessons was written by David Sanderson, Paul Knox-Clarke and Leah Campbell and builds off a prior 2009 study written by Ian O’Donnell, Kristin Smart and Ben Ramalingam. It offers lessons pertaining to effective design and implementation of urban-response programs. It was written to serve as a practical field resource for international disaster management professionals, …

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Managing Disaster Risks: Sendai Report

The Sendai Report argues that the practice of disaster risk management (DRM) is a defining characteristic of resilient societies, and should therefore be integrated– or ‘mainstreamed’–into all aspects of development. The report outlines how the World Bank will work to further integrate DRM into development planning and upscale support for targeted DRM initiatives. English version …

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IFRC Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction Study: Lessons Learned from the Tsunami Operation CBDRR Programmes

In November 2010, the IFRC commissioned Arup International Development (Arup ID) to undertake a study of programmes implemented after the Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2004 in order to “identify and document lessons learned in implementing at scale CBDRR projects to strengthen community safety and resilience [and] use its large evidence base to research new ideas …

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