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NEWS | Disaster Education Saves Lives in High-risk Coastal Areas in Pakistan

6 December 2017: Tsunamis are rare but they can affect many people, especially communities living in the coastal areas. The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami affected up to five million people in 15 countries. Tsunamis know no borders, making international cooperation key for deeper political and public understanding of risk reduction measures.  Read more >>

 

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PHOTO | Pakistan Drill Displayed at the World Bosai Forum

26 November 2017: An interactive #90Drills photo exhibition at the World Bosai Forum in Japan featured photos from Pakistan and six other countries to showcase tsunami education activities and safety drills in the Asia-Pacific region. Read more >>

 

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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.
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NEWS | Pakistan among 18 Asia-Pacific Countries to Participate in a Regional Tsunami Preparedness Project

10 July 2017 - Japan Pledges $1.5 million for Tsunami Awareness and Disaster Risk Information in Asia-Pacific. The project is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme and funded by the Government of Japan. Read more>>

 

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Final Results in Pakistan:

743
students, teachers and members of school administration have participated in the drills

6
schools have organized tsunami education, developed evacuation plans, conducted drills



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