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Rapid assessment of potential impacts of a tsunami: Lessons from the Port of Galle in Sri Lanka

Source(s):  United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)
United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)

This document presents a simple approach to elaborate a scenario regarding the potential impacts of a tsunami in a city exposed to such a hazard. The approach has been tailored to span eleven typical development sectors which are present in every city such as health, education, housing, life-lines, transportation, telecommunications, industry, government, etc.



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  • Rapid assessment of potential impacts of a tsunami: Lessons from the Port of Galle in Sri Lanka
  • Publication date 2008
  • Author(s) Villagrán de León, Juan Carlos
  • Number of pages 96 p.
  • ISBN/ISSN 9783939923114

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