Meeting

  • Do more with your content!Discover PreventionWeb Services
  • Print
  • World Tsunami Awareness Day 2017 United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction


    Date: 05 Nov 2017
    https://www.preventionweb.net/go/54958

    Email sent!

    An email has been sent to the email addresses provided, with a link to this content.

    Thank you for sharing!

    OK

World Tsunami Awareness Day 2017

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 05 Nov 2017 Location: Online event

About World Tsunami Awareness Day

Tsunamis are rare but they can affect a lot of people especially communities living in coastal areas. The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake 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.

In December 2015, the United Nations General Assembly designated 5 November as World Tsunami Awareness Day to promote a global culture of tsunami awareness.

For the second year in a row, the World Tsunami Awareness Day will align with the International Day for Disaster Reduction and the "Sendai Seven Campaign" and will focus in 2017 on Target B of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction which aims at reducing the number of affected people globally by disasters.

Join us and spread the word about World Tsunami Awareness Day! Main hashtag #TsunamiDay2017 and #switch2sendai

Event website: https://www.unisdr.org/2017/tsunamiday/



More events tagged

Add this content to your collection!

Enter an existing tag to add this content to one or more of your current collections. To start a new collection, enter a new tag below.

See My collections to name and share your collection
Back to search results to find more content to tag

Log in to add your tags

PLEASE NOTE: CONTENT IS DISPLAYED AS LAST POSTED BY A PREVENTIONWEB COMMUNITY MEMBER OR EDITOR. THE VIEWS EXPRESSED THEREIN ARE NOT NECESSARILY THOSE OF UNISDR PREVENTIONWEB, OR ITS SPONSORS. See our terms of use