Group Discusses Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions
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The Third Session of the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami and Other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions (ICG/CARIBE EWS-III) convened in Panama City, Panama, from 12-14 March 2008.

The ICG reviewed progress reports on training and nominations of Tsunami Warning Focal Points, agreed to instruct its Working Group 1 […]

TsunamiThe Third Session of the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami and Other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions (ICG/CARIBE EWS-III) convened in Panama City, Panama, from 12-14 March 2008.

The
ICG reviewed progress reports on training and nominations of Tsunami
Warning Focal Points, agreed to instruct its Working Group 1 to present
the technical, logistical and administrative requirements of a Regional
Tsunami Warning Centre in view of establishing such a center in the
Caribbean at least by 2010, adopted the CARIBE EWS Implementation Plan
to monitor the CARIBE EWS, and agreed to convene a July 2008
community-level experts meeting on preparedness, readiness and
resilience, with the aims of producing a best-practices compilation.
UNESCO Summary of meeting | Executive Summary |

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