Thursday, June 30, 2005

Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System formally established - Work begins on systems for the Caribbean and the Mediterranean

UNESCO press release:

"The Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System formally came into existence today with the establishment of an Intergovernmental Coordination Group (ICG) to govern it. The 23rd Assembly of UNESCO�s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) also adopted resolutions establishing similar bodies for the Caribbean and adjacent regions as well as the North-East Atlantic, the Mediterranean and connected seas. "

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