Remembering the Indian Ocean Tsunami 26 December Held every year on 13 October, the International Day for Disaster Reduction IDDR celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters and raising awareness about the importance of reining in the risks that they face. The goal of this project is to strengthen the capacity of Indian Ocean Member States in tsunami preparedness and response to the tsunami early warning. Video of Remembering Makran Tsunami. To see the video please click on the Makran Tsunami banner. Remembering the Makran Tsunami on its 70th Anniversary, 28 November Upon the 70th commemoration of the Makran Tsunami, the countries, namely India, Iran, Oman and Pakistan, are organizing special events on the November 28,
Hannah Ellis-Petersen. Sun 30 Sep The confirmed death toll from the earthquake and tsunami that struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has risen to , and the vice-president, Jusuf Kalla, has warned it could reach into the thousands.
It was , the day after Christmas , and thousands of European and American tourists had flocked to the beaches of Thailand, Sri Lanka and Indonesia to escape the winter chill in a tropical paradise. At AM, a 9. The Boxing Day tsunami would be the deadliest in recorded history, taking a staggering , lives in a matter of hours.