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  • International Tsunami Information Center ITIC
    Suite 2200 - 737 Bishop Street
    96813-3213 Honolulu, Hawaii
    United States of America

    Email: itic.tsunami@noaa.gov
    Phone: +1 8085326422
    Fax: +1 8085325576
    Website: http://www.tsunamiwave.info/

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International Tsunami Information Center (ITIC)

UN & International Organization

http://www.tsunamiwave.info/

ITIC was established on 12 November 1965 by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO. In 1968, IOC formed an International Coordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific (ICG/ITSU). ITIC monitors the activities of the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific.

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ITIC was established on 12 November 1965 by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO. In 1968, IOC formed an International Coordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific (ICG/ITSU). ITIC monitors the activities of the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific.

Making disaster risk reduction a policy priority, institutional strengthening (HFA 1)

Bringing to Member and non-member States information on tsunami warning systems, on the affairs of IOC and ITIC, and on how to become participants in the global TWS.

Risk assessment and early warning systems (HFA 2)

Assisting Member States in the establishment of national and regional warning systems, and the reduction of tsunami risk through comprehensive mitigation programmes.

Education, information and public awareness (HFA 3)

Acting as a clearinghouse for the development of educational and preparedness materials, event data collection, and the fostering research and its application to prevent loss of life.

Preparedness for effective response (HFA 5)

Monitoring the international tsunami warning activities in the Pacific and other oceans and recommending improvements in communications, data networks, acquisition and processing, tsunami forecasting methods, and information dissemination.

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http://www.tsunamiwave.info
http://itic.ioc-unesco.org/

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