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New Zealand: We have only just begun to understand tsunami risk

28 Nov 2016, Stuff, Fairfax Digital, Fairfax New Zealand Ltd

If hazardous events skip a generation, survival knowledge is lost. In the event of an earthquake, Japan uses early-warning systems, alerts and place markers on mountains saying, "the tsunami of Year XYZ reached this point." In New Zealand, an investigation of the current tsunami management system and implementation of the findings may save lives.



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