Co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Australia, Chile, Japan, Indonesia, Norway, Maldives and Peru, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), and the United Nations Development Programme
You are invited to a high-level event on the occasion of
World Tsunami Awareness Day 2019
When: Tuesday 5 November 2019 at 1:15 -2:30 PM
Where: Conference Room 11, UNHQ
In 2019, the World Tsunami Awareness Day will promote Target (d) of the "Sendai Seven Campaign" which focuses on reducing disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption of basic services.
Over 700 million people live in low-lying coastal areas and Small Island Developing States exposed to extreme sea-level events including tsunamis (IPCC).
Investing in resilient infrastructure, early warning systems, and education is critical to saving people and protecting their assets against tsunami risk in the future.
Support the 2019 #BuildToLast and spread the word about World Tsunami Awareness Day!
Main hashtags: #TsunamiDay #BuildToLast