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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’s Disaster Management Centre, Coast Conservation Department, National Aquatic Resources…

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Development of RIMES online tool for tsunami inundation simulation and loss estimation, in press for the Continental Shelf Research journal

The development of RIMES’ online tool for tsunami inundation simulation and loss estimation, including the low-cost survey methodology for generating high-resolution near-shore bathymetric, topographic, and exposure data was a collaborative effort among RIMES, Asian Institute of Technology, and Chulalongkorn University, with funding support from ESCAP. The technical paper on the tool’s development, testing, and validation,…

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