The ITIC of the IOC maintains and develops relationships with:
All Member States of UNESCO, IOC and its Intergovernmental Coordination Groups for Tsunami Warning and Mitigation; International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG); World Data System Centers (WDS); World Meteorological Organization (WMO); International Hydrographic Organizaton (IHO); United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN/ISDR), UN and other regional development, environmental, and technical aganecies in disaster risk reduction.
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC), Asia Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC).
The Scientific Community
Research and academic organizations, universities, and institutions worldwide. The ITIC Training Programme (ITP) provides opportunities for scientists to work on risk assessment, tsunami inundation modelling to estimate flooding impact, or other tsunami-related problems. The Programme can also facilitates the exchange of scientific and technical personnel between Member States for the purpose of providing familiarization with monitoring equipment, seismic evaluation and wave forecasting, and operational procedures of tsunami warning centres and emergency response and public safety procedures of civil defence agencies or disaster management organizations.
ITIC informs Member States of developments in tsunami research and education. ITIC initiates, co-ordinates, and/or conducts technical training programmes, workshops, and seminars dealing with all aspects of tsunami preparedeness. ITIC aims to make authorities more aware of the tsunami hazard, and assists in planning programs for the protection of life and property and for evacuations from dangerous areas during tsunami warnings.
The General Public
ITIC informs the general public of the tsunami hazard through lectures, publications, educational materials and disaster preparedness programs. ITIC provides information on the latest tsunami alerts issued by the PTWC, NWPTAC, and US NTWC.