Tsunami Guideline Plan for Operators of Caribbean Ports

tsunamiguidelineports october2011This guide could help the port operators to develop strategies to prepare for, respond to and recover from a tsunami. The guide contains: basic information about tsunamis, the hazard in port facilities and the tsunami history in the Caribbean. Preparedness sections discuss planning topics including a port's physical characteristics, security and communications.

The guide was developed in 2011 by a partnership between the National Science Foundation, Red Sismica de Puerto Rico, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NOAA's National Weather Service.

 

Tsunami Guideline Plan for Operators of Caribbean Ports  PDF (2.41 MB)

 

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Regional Disaster Information Center (Latin America & the Caribbean)


A database of Spanish language materials focused on tsunami preparedness.
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Post-Tsunami Survey:
El Salvador Summary Video

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Tsunami Awareness Poster


Awareness poster available in English, Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Singalese.

 
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Global Hazard Maps


Posters of Tsunami Sources, Significant Earthquakes and Significant Volcanic Eruptions. Also Tsunami Sources Icosohedron Globe.

 
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Tsunami, The Great Waves

Available in English, Spanish, French and Chinese.

 

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Tsunami Glossary


Available in English, Arabic, Spanish, French and Bahasa. 

 

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Where the First Wave Arrives in Minutes

Available in English, Bahasa, Spanish and French.
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TsunamiTeacher

DVD copies for PC and Macintosh computers are available free of charge from the ITIC, Hawaii (itic.tsunami@noaa.gov).

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