Tsunami

Tsunami

A tsunami is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake.

Making Aceh Safer Through Disaster Risk Reduction in Development (DRR-A)
2010
The project “Making Aceh Safer Through Disaster Risk Reduction In Development (DRR-A)” is designed to make DRR a normal part of the development process established in core functions of Aceh’s local government and their public and private partners.
Indonesia - government
The Pacific Coast Tsunami Hazard Zone warning sign warns the public of potential dangers following an earthquake.
Research over the past decade in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands has offered surprising insights into the pulses of great earthquakes that generate dangerous, often long-distance tsunamis.
Earth Observatory of Singapore - Nanyang Technological University
Settlement and Livelihood Needs and Aspirations Assessment
2005
This assessment was carried out with a view to providing a measured basis for the development of informed recovery and rehabilitation strategies for the province of Nanngroe Aceh Darussalam focusing on two central themes: settlement and livelihood.
International Organization for Migration
10 Management Lessons for Host Governments Coordinating Post-disaster Reconstruction
2009
This document contains the ten most important management lessons learned over a period of four years by BRR, the coordinating agency responsible for the reconstruction of Aceh and Nias following the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
Indonesia - government
Post-disaster damage assessment in Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam
2005
This report provides a summary of damage of the 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia at the Kabupaten (district) and Kecamatan (subdistrict) levels. The damage assessment activity focused only on survey/data collection and reporting.
Indonesia - government International Organization for Migration
Rebuilding Lives and Homes in Aceh and Nias, Indonesia
2010
This document presents the experience and lessons learned from the implementation of the Earthquake and Tsunami Emergency Support Project (ETESP) housing program carried out by the Asian Development Bank in Indonesia.
Asian Development Bank
Aceh Recovery Framework (ARF) 2008-2011
2009
This document presents the major challenges in Aceh’s transition and governmental priorities, benchmarks and outcomes in virtually every sector of peace building, recovery and development activity in the aftermath of the 2004 earthquake and tsunami.
Indonesia - government United Nations - Headquarters United Nations Children's Fund (Global Headquarters, New York) Asian Development Bank United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters European Union World Bank, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme - Headquarters
WIN DRR generic poster
The winners were selected from the 420 nominations that were received from 24 countries across the Asia-Pacific region. The awards, which come with a cash prize, celebrate women's achievements in reducing disaster risk.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Women's International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction