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Commemorating this year’s Tsunami Day, ASB joined the students of MTSLB/A Yaketunis Yogyakarta, a special school for students with visual limitations.
Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund Indonesia and the Philippines
Fumihiko Imamura, Professor of Tsunami Engineering at Tohoko University
Renowned tsunami expert Prof. Fumihiko Imamura uses the occasion of World Tsunami Awareness Day to draw attention to the threat of "black tsunamis" caused by pollution of the seas
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
It’s 6:00 am one September day when a powerful undersea earthquake rocks the Makran Trench along the coast of Pakistan and Iran. Minutes later, the tsunami warning centres in India and Indonesia issue simultaneous alerts, followed rapidly by their counterpart in Australia, and authorities across the Indian Ocean swing into action. It's all a test, and a critical component of the region's disaster preparedness.
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