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NEWS | Highly Vulnerable Karachi Schools Conduct Tsunami Evacuation Drills

07 November 2017: Students, government officials, civil society organizations and UN agencies came together today to commemorate World Tsunami Day by holding a tsunami school evacuation drill and cleaning the shoreline near their settlements. Read more>>

 

BLOG | Facing Destruction and Death: Lessons on how to Survive a Tsunami

04 November 2017: by Haoliang Xu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, and Director of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific on World Tsunami Awareness Day. Read more>>

 

BLOG | Surviving a Tsunami – Toma’s Story

04 November 2017 : Marama Terikano Toma’s tragic memory of the deadly 2007 tsunami in the Solomon Islands. Read more>>

 

NEWS | Disaster Preparedness Education through Folk Games

04 November 2017 : On the occasion of World Tsunami Awareness Day, traditional games were organized around the Hoa Kiem Lake at the heart of Ha Noi city, to raise awareness on the risks of tsunamis and disaster prevention measures. Read more>>

 

VIDEO | World Tsunami Awareness Day Builds Resilience Against Disasters

03 November 2017: “The most important aspect of disaster reduction is awareness of tsunami risks, and proper response measures among as many people as possible, particularly younger generations,” said Ms Satomi Okagaki, Senior Deputy Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Government of Japan. Read more>>

 

NEWS | More Schools in Samoa Ready to Conduct Safety Drills

03 November 2017: A tsunami evacuation drill in the newly built Savaia Primary School in Samoa mobilized 170 students, teachers, and members of school board. It was organized on the occasion of the World Tsunami Awareness Day 2017 and the Samoan National Environment WeeK. Read more>>

 

VIDEO | International Cooperation to Reduce Tsunami Risks in Asia-Pacific Countries

01 November 2017: A video summarizing tsunami prevention activities in Asia-Pacific countries was presented at the United Nations’ high-level World Tsunami Awareness Day meeting in New York today. Read more>>

 

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VIDEO | Japan Pledges $1.5 million for Tsunami Awareness and Disaster Risk Information in Asia-Pacific

10 July 2017 - Six years on from the Great East Japan Earthquake, the Government of Japan has committed funding to UNDP to improve disaster risk information and carry out tsunami-awareness programmes in schools across the Asia-Pacific region. Read more>>

 

NEWS | Five Regions in PNG Targeted for Tsunami Preparedness Project

17 July 2017 –  Five schools in tsunami-prone regions in Papua New Guinea (PNG) will benefit from a new tsunami preparedness project developed under the leadership of the National Disaster Centre (NDC). Read more>>

 

NEWS | Courtesy Call on Foreign Minister Taro Kono by Mr. Achim Steiner, Administrator for the UNDP

10 August 2017: Foreign Minister Taro Kono received a courtesy call from Mr. Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The overview of the courtesy call is as follows. Read More>>

 

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