Tsunami

2020 Hamaguchi Award Ceremony on 4 November 2020 in Tokyo, Japan
Ahead of this year’s World Tsunami Awareness Day (WTAD) on 5 November, three winners of the 2020 Hamaguchi Award were announced by the International Promotion Committee for Tsunami/Coastal Disaster Resilience Technology.
A sculpture at the tsunami memorial park at Kamala Beach in Phuket, Thailand, which was one of the areas hit by the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.
While the physical damage caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami has been all but erased, its influence on disaster risk reduction, and disaster preparedness planning more specifically, continues to today.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Bangkok
Cover Tsunami School Checklist
The Guide provides step by step instructions for School Administrators to take prior to an emergency, during the evacuation and within the evacuation centre, with the view to prevent the spread of infectious diseases during a tsunami event.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Nairobi
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
IOC Tsunami Programme
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Japan - government
Geneva
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Japan - government
Geneva
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean