Friday, April 29, 2005

Fully equipped tsunami early warning system to be launched by next year

Asian Tribune report on Sri Lanka's Minister of Science and Technology Comments:

"International experts and the donor agencies have shown keen interest to setup a Tsunami Early Warning and Mitigation system for the Indian Ocean after a series of discussions with the countries in the Indian Ocean.

"The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission-IOC and the UNESCO said that both institutions would assist countries like Sri Lanka, Iran, Pakistan, India, Sumatra, Indonesia , Malaysia to protect their people from the repetition tsunami related dangers in the Sumatra plate or Macron Plate."

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