US Tsunami Contributions to IOC Tsunami Pt 2

US Tsunami Contributions to IOC Tsunami Pt 2

US Tsunami Contributions to IOC Tsunami Pt 2 2560 1707 Ocean Decade

Lead institution:

NOAA – United States of America (USA)

NOAA commits to supporting the UN Ocean Decade goal to make 100% of communities at risk from tsunamis prepared and resilient by 2030.

NOAA will:
(1) Participate in the Tsunami Ready (TR) Coalition
(2) Provide capacity building and serve as OceanTeacher Global Academy (OTGA) Specialized Training Center for tsunamis
(3) Facilitate Tsunami Ready recognition as an IOC Tsunami Information Center (ITIC) and provide administrative support to the TR Programme
(4) Facilitate implementation of TR indicators in support of NWS Weather Ready Nations with support from USAID
(5) Serve on National and Regional TR recognition boards.

Start Date: 01/03/2021
End Date: 31/12/2030

Lead Contact: Laura Kong (

challenges: 5- Ocean-Climate Nexus, 6- Coastal Resilience
ocean_basins: Indian Ocean, North Atlantic Ocean, North Pacific Ocean, South Atlantic Ocean, South Pacific Ocean
type_of_action: Contribution


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