Actions

Meet all the endorsed Ocean Decade Actions

Strengthening the Resilience of Coastal Communities in the Northeast Atlantic, Mediterranean Region to the Impact of Tsunamis and Other Sea Level-Related Coastal Hazards

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO) - France

Increase community resilience to ocean hazards, Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean, Project

The project seeks to build resilient communities through awareness and preparedness strategies that will protect life, livelihoods, and property from tsunamis in different regions.

It will sustainably strengthen in-country community response capacity and preparedness and local alerting systems to act against coastal multi-hazards with its community-based actions in 7 countries of NEAM region. The project aims to do this by establishing guidelines to mitigate, prepare for and respond to tsunamis and working with the communities to help them meet the guidelines and ultimately become recognized as Tsunami Ready by IOC-UNESCO.

The project seeks to build resilient communities through awareness and preparedness strategies that will protect life, livelihoods, and property from tsunamis in different regions.

Start Date: 01/09/2021
End Date: 01/03/2024

Lead Contact: Denis Chang Seng (d.chang-seng@unesco.org)