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    Damage And Disaster Planning For Tsunami

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    Which type of major disaster requires the greatest degree of preparation and training for the government and disaster relief organizations? Why? Would better planning have reduced the impact of the Indian Ocean Tsunami, explain please. Please supply references. 250 words or more.

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    Which type of major disaster requires the greatest degree of preparation and training for the government and disaster relief organizations? Why? Would better planning have reduced the impact of the Indian Ocean Tsunami, explain please. Please supply references. 250 words or more.

    Tsunami is a set of ocean waves caused by large, abrupt disturbance of the sea surface. If the disturbance is close to coastline, local tsunamis can destroy coastal communities within minutes. A large disturbance cause local devastation and destruction thousands of miles away. Tsunamis rank very high on the scale of natural disasters. Tsunamis have been responsible for the loss of over 420,000 lives and billions of ...

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    Tsunami is a set of ocean waves caused by large, abrupt disturbance of the sea surface. If the disturbance is close to coastline, local tsunamis can destroy coastal communities within minutes. A large disturbance cause local devastation and destruction thousands of miles away. Tsunamis rank very high on the scale of natural disasters.

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