Early Warning

Head of UNDRR Mami Mizutori for IDDRR 2022
On this World Tsunami Awareness Day, let us commit to closing these gaps by achieving Target G of the Sendai Framework to expand early warning and early action for everyone.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay
On 5 November, World Tsunami Awareness Day, the international community comes together to remember the lives lost to tsunamis, and to inform and protect over 700 million individuals living in areas vulnerable to ocean hazards around the world.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
Standard guidelines for the Tsunami Ready Recognition Programme
2022
This document presents the Standard Guidelines for the Tsunami Ready Recognition Programme - an international performance-based community recognition pilot to reduce tsunami-related risks to individuals and communities.
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
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2021
Regional cooperation is rising, systemic governance is center stage and businesses are taking an important role in disaster risk reduction — vital steps towards the ultimate goal of saving lives and livelihoods.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
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Over 500 people joined an online high-level event to mark the 6th World Tsunami Awareness Day today. The accent was very much on science and youth, and the inclusion of tsunami risk in the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
World Tsunami Awareness Day
The Secretary-General's Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction's message on World Tsunami Awareness Day
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Tsunami detection buoy floats in the Andaman sea, India (2018)
Five countries pave the way for progress in the implementation of effective tsunami early warning systems, which are challenging due to multi-faceted complexity.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction