Impact of the 2011 tsunami in Japan
Documenting and examining recent events does not provide enough information to fully characterize coastal hazards
Virginia Tech
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This initiative aims to engage with youth living in the regions around the Indian Ocean to share their creative thoughts, ideas, concepts, and/or activities related to tsunami awareness.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
People standing in line following the 2004 tsunami in Indonesia.
On December 26 2004, waves triggered by a massive earthquake slammed into the coastlines of countries ringing the Indian Ocean. The death toll was enormous.
Conversation Media Group, the
Impact of the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami
A small Japanese fishing community managed to recover from the disaster through cooperative community activity.
Tohoku University
Waves crash on the rocky coast of Lake Superior at Michigan's Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in autumn (USA)
The first extensively documented air pressure–driven meteotsunami on one of the Great Lakes presents an opportunity to use existing weather models to predict them.
Eos - AGU
Pacific Northwest Geodetic Array, Central Washington University
Researchers have developed a global earthquake monitoring system that uses the Global Navigational Satellite System (GNSS) to measure crustal deformation.
Seismological Society of America
Impact of the Japan tsunami in 2011
Ian McKinley, Shinichi Nakayama and Susie Hardie consider how recovery has progressed at Fukushima Daiichi and what lessons can be learned for the future
Nuclear Engineering International
Tsunami Ladies
Resilience can be created anywhere - even at the kitchen table. For six women from Chile and Japan who survived the massive tsunamis that devastated their villages, food played a vital role in helping their communities rebuild and recover. In the
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
António Guterres UN Secretary-General
MESSAGE OF THE UN SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR WORLD TSUNAMI AWARENESS DAY, 5 NOVEMBER We live in a multi-hazard world where risk is systemic and embedded in the very fabric of human development. Currently we are struggling with what some describe as a tsunami
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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GENEVA, 12 October 2020 – A UN report published to mark the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on October 13, confirms how extreme weather events have come to dominate the disaster landscape in the 21st century. In the period 2000 to 2019
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction