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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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Reducing natural hazard risks in low lying coastal zones: WMO-RIMES Project Meeting

    The Project Meeting for the WMO-RIMES Joint Project on “Reducing risks of tsunami, storm surges, large waves and other natural hazards in low elevation coastal zones” was held from 28-30 September 2011 at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Conference Center in Pathumthani, Thailand. This joint project implemented by the Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard…

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