National Academies Report on nation’s tsunami preparedness released on 17 September 2010

The National Research Council of the National Academies released a long awaited report on the nation’s ability to detect tsunamis. According to it, while our ability has improved in the last few years, many coastal communities remain at risk because the government is unprepared to quickly warn people of an approaching tsunami like the one that ravaged southeast Asia in 2004.

Los Angeles Times story

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