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'Tsunami awareness has increased'

26 Dec 2014, DW

Ten years after a devastating Indian Ocean tsunami, what lessons have been learned? Jakob Rhyner, director of the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, gives DW his take in this Q & A. 'The fear [people] have [today] is a sign that awareness has grown. And when you are aware of such danger, then your risk is really reduced.'...


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