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Workshop on INSPIRE-ESCAPE in Sri Lanka identified tsunami risk areas and safe zones for Hambantota, and verified optimum shelter options

The workshop on INSPIRE and ESCAPE software application for tsunami hazard and risk assessment and evacuation planning, held on 4-9 August 2014 in Hambantota, Sri Lanka, successfully concluded with a community meeting to affirm optimally feasible evacuation paths and shelters.   Nineteen participants from Sri Lanka‚Äôs Disaster Management Centre, Coast Conservation Department, National Aquatic Resources…

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