Tsunami Early Warning System: SOPs and Communication Strategies Initiatives by Pakistan Meteorological Department presenter Zahid Rafi Dated: 08 Oct, 2009 Conference on working together for disaster risk reduction. Contents. Mechanism of tsunami generation and propagation
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Tsunami Early Warning System:SOPs and Communication StrategiesInitiatives byPakistan Meteorological DepartmentpresenterZahid RafiDated: 08 Oct, 2009Conference on working together for disaster risk reduction
Depth < 50km
Well known subduction zone
Magnitude > 8.5
Sumatra - Andaman zone
M 7.7, A tsunami from Arabian sea Surged across the Rann of Kuch.
Over 4000 deaths estimated
Tsunami and coast disaster risk reduction and preparedness at the community level.
Preparation of Tsunami Hazard Map
Community Risk Awareness program
To enhance the capacity to train local experts.
To identify the problems and improve the tsunami warning system
PAKISTAN METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT
STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES
REGIONAL/ LOCAL TSUNAMI
Extended portion of compression zone
The study area was divided into 19 zones in which 1 to 15 are seismic zones, 16 to 18 are
faults zones and zone 19 is exclusively for Rann of Kachch (Allah Band fault)
Makran Subduction zone