Rapid assessment of potential impacts of a tsunami: lessons from the Port of Galle in Sri Lanka

Villagrán de León, Juan Carlos (2008). Rapid assessment of potential impacts of a tsunami: lessons from the Port of Galle in Sri Lanka. UNU-EHS SOURCE. UNU- EHS.

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    Author Villagrán de León, Juan Carlos
    Title Rapid assessment of potential impacts of a tsunami: lessons from the Port of Galle in Sri Lanka
    Series Title UNU-EHS SOURCE
    Volume/Issue No. 9
    Publication Date 2008
    Place of Publication Bonn
    Publisher UNU- EHS
    Language eng
    Abstract

    In this new SOURCE publication, written by Dr. Juan Carlos Villagrán de León, the Head of Section Risk Management at UNU-EHS, the author follows the motto of the United Nations University, ‘Advancing Knowledge for Human Security and Development’, and presents a framework for minimising tsunami damage, establishing an early warning system, and ensuring human safety through examining the case study of the port city of Galle in Sri Lanka.

    Keyword Tsunami damage
    Warning system
    Human safety
    Sri Lanka
    Copyright Holder UNU-EHS
    Copyright Year 2008
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISSN 1816-1154
    ISBN 9783939923107
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