World Tsunami Awareness Day

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2020 DateNovember 5, 2020
2021 DateNovember 5, 2021
World Tsunami Awareness Day

World Tsunami Awareness Day History

World Tsunami Awareness Day seeks to raise awareness about the effects of Tsunamis. Tsunamis are enormous waves created by underwater disturbances, usually earthquakes. This day aims to encourage innovative ideas and approaches to reduce the damage and risk of tsunamis.

World Tsunami Awareness Day was established in 2015 by the U.N General Assembly. It is observed annually on November 5th.

World Tsunami Awareness Day Facts

  • By 2030, 50% of the world will live in or near coastal areas exposed to flooding, storms, or tsunamis according to the U.N.

World Tsunami Awareness Day - References and Related Sites

UN: Tsunami Day

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