Pacific Tsunami Center to Participate in “Tsunami Simulation Exercise” Wednesday


A tsunami simulation exercise will be conducted in Hambantota and Batticaloa on October 14 at 6.30 in the morning. This exercise is organized by the Intergovernmental Coordination Group of Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System (ICG/IOTWS)

This exercise will be conducted in 15 countries in the Indian Ocean on the same day, to coincide with World Disaster Reduction Day. “We have to understand this is only an exercise to check the standards of the operation procedures…

…The main purpose of Exercise IOWave09 is to test national standard operating procedures and the operational lines of communication between the National Tsunami Warning Centres and Japan Metrological Agency (JMA) and Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre in Hawaii, USA and improve coordination through out the region…

Full article here: Tsunami Simulation Exercise Tomorrow

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