Author(s): Thomalla, F.; Metusela, C.; Naruchaikusol, S.; Klocker Larsen, R.; Tepa, C.
In: SEI Project report
Type: Project report
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This report explores progress made in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and early warning system (EWS) development in Thailand since the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.
Disaster Risk Reduction and Tsunami Early Warning Systems in Thailand: a case study on Krabi Province
National efforts to develop an EWS in Thailand are undertaken in the context of the establishment of the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System (IOTWS) initiated at the World Conference for Disaster Reduction in 2005 under the leadership of the United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organisation Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO/IOC).
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