Advocacy & Media

Local communities walk their tsunami evacuation route in the in the Quatre-Sœurs area in Mauritius
Early warning systems alert communities that a tsunami is on its way – but the public needs to be prepared to act and reduce the risk. A new UNDRR initiative inspires tsunami preparedness.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Sub-Regional Office for the Pacific
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office - Jakarta
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Development Programme - Asia-Pacific Regional Centre
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
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Resilience can be created anywhere - even at the kitchen table.


In the documentary “Tsunami Ladies”, producers Emiliano Rodríguez Nuesch and Víctor Orellana show how the women fed neighbors and helped revive their local economies after the tsunamis

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
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
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