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Tsunami hazard mapping in developing countries: an effective way of raising awareness for tsunami disaster risk reduction

Source(s):  International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM)
Public Works Research Institute (PWRI)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Technical note of PWRI no.4184:

This report intends to highlight the potential implementation of Tsunami Hazard Map (THM) as one of the most effective ways of raising awareness on tsunami disaster risk reduction in developing countries. Its main contents include the role of THM in achieving targets of key-issues of tsunami disaster risk reduction, driving factors for the urgency of THM development, practical uses of THM and indication on several ineffective practices in utilization of THM. A brief summary of the Japan Tsunami and Storm Surge Hazard Map Manual and the important notes on its adoption for developing countries is also given as an useful reference.



 
 
  • Tsunami hazard mapping in developing countries: an effective way of raising awareness for tsunami disaster risk reduction
  • Publication date 2010
  • Number of pages 40 p.
  • ISBN/ISSN 0386-5878

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