Early warning system in the Indian Ocean: one of the main achievements, six months after the tsunami tragedy

“Nearly six months after the tsunami tragedy in the Indian Ocean, one of the main achievements so far has been the rapid progress on a regional tsunami early warning system for the region. If another tsunami would happen today in the region, people will be safer and will have a better chance to save their lives” says Salvano Briceño, Director of the ISDR secretariat.
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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