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UNDRR Nov 4
Join on 5 Nov 10-11.30 am (GMT-5) on FACEBOOK LIVE to mark the World to discuss with youth from Chile and Japan how to inform citizens on tsunami risks. Follow UNDRR on Facebook: , ask questions and have your say!
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UNDRR Nov 4
warning sirens sounded across the Sendai plain in Japan today as thousands took part in evacuation drills to mark . 930 people died in the area in the March 11, 2011 & tsunami. 140,000 buildings were destroyed.
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Fiji National Disaster Management Office Nov 4
World Tsunami Awareness Day is marked on Nov 5 every year. Loss of life and economic losses from tsunamis have escalated dramatically over the last twenty years.
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United Nations Nov 4
Tsunamis are rare but deadly. Early warning systems, preparedness & education can save lives. More on Tuesday's :
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UNDRR Nov 5
So called "black tsunamis" along coastlines affected by industrial pollution can be both highly toxic and much more destructive due to increased density & viscosity, says Fumihiko Imamura, Professor of Tsunami Engineering at Tohoku University
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UN Development Nov 4
14-year-old Ni Putu is one of the many students across the Asia & Pacific region who've completed our tsunami drills funded by . Today, she's more confident about tsunami preparedness:
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The Gov't of Japan Nov 4
Today is World Tsunami Awareness Day!! Over 400 high school students from 44 countries recently had a summit on to better prepare them for future leadership in the face of natural disasters:
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Amina J Mohammed Nov 5
Tsunamis are rare events, but they're the deadliest & costliest hazards. On , I stress the need for investing in resilient infrastructure, early warning systems, & education as it’s critical to saving people & protecting their assets against tsunami risk.
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Africa Youth Advisory Board on DRR Nov 9
This past Tuesday, the world marked the . In the light of this, from Africa joins us for our chat. He will tell us more about . Join us!
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UNDRR Nov 3
1,000s of people will take part in a evacuation exercise tomorrow in the nearest major city to the epicentre of the 2011 and in which many local people died. Photo shows one of the city's evacuation towers.
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IFRC Intl. Federation #RedCross #RedCrescent Nov 5
On World Awareness Day, let us share with you some tips on what to do in case of a tsunami.
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UN Humanitarian Nov 4
In 2004, a deadly tsunami engulfed cities across the Indian Ocean, taking almost 230,000 live in a matter of hours. Hear what was it like to be deployed on the scene within hours to help & support.
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Africa Youth Advisory Board on DRR Nov 9
Q1. Welcome . So what is World Tsunami Awareness Day about?
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History_of_Geology Nov 5
November 5th is 🌊 - In Japan Stone Tablets Keep Memory Of Past Alive
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UNDRR Nov 6
The value of investing in is clear from the 2011 Japan which destroyed 140,000 buildings & killed 900 people in Sendai. But 99.6% of Sendai schools were earthquake-proof. Result: no fatalities among students under school supervision
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United Nations Nov 3
Happening this week: , , & much more. Full list here:
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UNDRR Nov 4
Tsunamis are rare events but they are the deadliest and costliest hazards when they do happen. Join today with
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United Nations Photo Nov 5
Today is World Tsunami Awareness Day. Risk reduction is crucial to deliver on the . Photo is from January 2005 of the vast destruction of the Indonesian coast, between the towns of Banda Aceh and Meulaboh, caused by the Indian Ocean tsunami.
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JD Dianala Nov 5
Southern Mindanao in the Philippines--the site of the recent series of fatal and damaging earthquakes--is no stranger to seismic events. I believe that the country's largest known and most fatal earthquakes were all here... but offshore and generated tsunamis.
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UNESCO Nov 5
. Director-General reminds the world on Tuesday’s World to reinforce international cooperation to protect the most vulnerable ones and .
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