UNESCO's Prize for Sustainable Development Education: UK winners prove the power of 'peer-to-peer'
Improving tsunami readiness around the South China Sea
The South China Sea region and its neighbouring basins including the Sulu and Celebes seas comprise one of the worlds most vulnerable areas to earthquakes and tsunamis owing to seismic activity in the Manila Cotabato and Negros and Sulawesi trenches
Fort-Liberté (Haiti) declared ‘Tsunami Ready’
FortLiberté is a city on the northeastern coast of the island of Haiti with a population of about 20000 In 1842 the city was severely hit by a tsunami and the threat of another disaster cannot be ruled out
New Zealand, India, Ecuador and Colombia enhance their tsunami readiness
With sea level rise increasing the risk posed by tsunamis and other marine hazards countries around the globe are taking steps to protect their populations These efforts are coordinated through UNESCOs Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission IOCUNESCO