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Tsunami response

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations

Tsunami response

lessons learned : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Nineth [sic] Congress, first session, February 10, 2005

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004,
  • Humanitarian assistance, American -- Indian Ocean Region,
  • Humanitarian assistance -- Indian Ocean Region,
  • Disaster relief -- Indian Ocean Region

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 109-153
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 136 p. :
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15578560M
    ISBN 100160751462
    OCLC/WorldCa62256362

      B.C. Tries To Examine Earthquake, Tsunami Response As 'Learning Opportunity' The B.C. government is asking emergency program co-ordinators to give . After the tsunami, it became clear that there was no emergency response plan in place in Aceh. Thailand's Ministry of Public Health was a step ahead, having warehoused shelters that were quickly airlifted to affected areas to house those providing care.


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Editors Pradyumna P. Karan and S. Subbiah, employing an interdisciplinary approach, have assembled an international team of top geographers, geologists, anthropologists, and political scientists to study the environmental, economic, and political effects of the Indian Ocean : Hardcover.

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Shortly after this disaster, researchers from around the world traveled to the region's most devastated areas, observing and documenting the tsunami's impact. The Indian Ocean Tsunami: The Global Response to a Natural Disaster offers the first analysis of the response and recovery effort.

Editors Pradyumna P. Karan and S. Subbiah, employing an. In Hilo, Hawaii, the Chilean tsunami left 61 people dead and seriously injured. Although warning sirens sounded more than 3 hours before the first waves arrived, the meaning of these signals was not clear. Among those who evacuated in response to the sirens was year-old Carol Brown.

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