Tsunami impact assessment, 2005

a socio-economic countrywide assessment at household level, six months after the Tsunami.

Publisher: Ministry of Planning and National Development in Malé

Written in English
Published: Pages: 198 Downloads: 883
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  • Tsunamis -- Economic aspects -- Maldives,
  • Tsunamis -- Social aspects -- Maldives -- Statistics,
  • Tsunamis -- Economic aspects -- Maldives -- Statistics,
  • Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004

Edition Notes

ContributionsMaldives. Ministry of Planning and Development.
LC ClassificationsHV603 2004.A-ZM+
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 198 p. :
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23981606M
ISBN 109991555560
LC Control Number2009305088

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IAPA: IAIA's quarterly journal, Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, contains a variety of peer-reviewed research articles, professional practice ideas, and book reviews of recently published titles. FasTIPS: The FasTips series offers practical clarification on frequently asked questions. FasTips provide quick advice when there is no time. New Approaches for Tsunami Impact Assessment. Shah Family Fund Distinguished Lecture. Professor Tiziana Rossetto. EPICentre, CEGE Department, University College London. Tuesday, Febru - pm. Huang Mackenzie Room Tsunami waves have relatively small wave heights (typically m), but very long wavelengths offshore. As they. assessment can be of assistance to Maldives in the development and implementation of its recovery and reconstruction plans. UNEP and national experts consulted relevant pre-tsunami baseline docu-mentation and gathered available information about the tsunami’s impact on each of several envi-ronmental and cross-cutting issues.   At-a-glance: Tsunami economic impact While no one disputes the vast human cost of the Asian tsunami three months ago, the economic impact remains far less clear. Some economies seem to have escaped unscathed; in others, the high cost of reconstruction could bring compensatory flows of aid and investment.

Based on the REA reports of the UNEP. See – ‘After the tsunami: rapid environmental Assessment’, UNEP, February 8. Recommendations of Banda Aceh's BAPEDALDA office, June 9. UNEP, a, UNEP, b, February. Abstracted from IUCN's rapid assessments in January of the tsunami's impact on coastal areas of Sri by: 2 Division B—REAL ID Act of , the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, , Pub. L. , Stat. , () (codified at 49 U.S.C. note). [3] We begin with a review of the tsunami and its impacts in Sri Lanka along with a brief overview of Sri Lankan groundwater in the tsunami-impacted areas. We then discuss the major processes that occurred in the aquifers with an emphasis on salinity changes caused by the tsunami. We conclude with a preliminary estimate of the recovery and. Purchase Handbook of Coastal Disaster Mitigation for Engineers and Planners - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN ,

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English Assessment on Maldives about Coordination, Education, Earthquake, Tsunami and more; published on 30 Jun by Govt. Maldives. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and The ground beneath the waves: post-tsunami impact assessment of wildlife and their habitats in India Author: Rahul Kaul ; Vivek Menon ; Wildlife Trust of India.

The Impact of Natural Disasters: Simplified Procedures and Open Problems V i is the value of the damaged element, ranging from 1 to 10 in an arbitrary scale (Figure 3), and. PDF | On Apr 1,D. Obura and others published Assessment of Tsunami impacts on the marine environment of the Seychelles | Find, read and cite all.

TSUNAMI IMPACT ASSESSMENT F A In, the Government, recognizing the need for island-specifi c information on a wide variety of socio-economic characteristics at household level, undertook the fi rst Vulnerability and Poverty Assessment (VPA-).

TSUNAMI IMPACT ASSESSMENT - SUMMARY E S Immediately after the tsunami, the Maldivian population faced a grim situation. Worst off were many people on the islands: some had lost family members and many others had suff ered psychosocial stress and faced serious health threats from damaged. are applied to tsunami risk assessment (Defra, ).

Another reason for reviewing different approaches is the limited number of existing literature on tsunami risk assessment. USA A number of publications on tsunami risk assessment are reported from the USA where tsunamis pose a significant treat particularly in the States along the PacificCited by: 4.

The island was highly affected by the Boxing Day Tsunami of Geography. The island is km ( mi; 92 nmi) south of the country's capital, Malé.

Demography. Following the tsunami, only a very few families remain on the island, with the rest living on Administrative atoll: Dhaalu Atoll. History. The island was very highly impacted by the tsunami, and the entire population was displaced to other islands.

The government then took the opportunity to expand the area of the island with a land reclamation scheme and the population was returned to the island in With the help of foreign aid, new Tsunami impact assessment were built, and fundamental needs provided for strative atoll: Thaa Atoll.

Tsunami impact assessment Hazard assessment typically involves quantifying the temporal probability of a tsunami metric (e.g., run-up height at a coastal location) being exceeded within a given time frame. Risk assessment quantifies the probability of damage and loss to exposed assets and population by Tsunami impact assessment the results of the hazard assessment with the.

Objective: The aim of this article is 2005 book present the assessment of the presentation of symptoms and psychiatric morbidity of children and adolescents from the Andaman and Nicobar islands during the first 3 months following the December earthquake and tsunami.

Method: According to predefined criteria, a primary survivor is one who was exposed directly to the earthquake and tsunami Cited by: The Decem natural disaster [BAPPENAS] Tsunami: Impact and recovery (PDF, KB) Maldives post-Tsunami damage and needs assessment [The World Bank] India: Post-Tsunami recovery program (PDF, MB) Preliminary damage and needs assessment [The World Bank] Pakistan earthquake (PDF, MB).

Albrecht FH (). Editor's note: tsunami effects on nonhuman animals. The Ground Beneath the Waves: Post-tsunami Impact Assessment of Wildlife and their Habitats in.

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The Indian Ocean tsunami, spurred two congressional acts intended to reduce losses of life and property from future tsunamis. The Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, (P.L. ), included $24 million to improve tsunami warnings by expanding tsunami detection and.

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International in scope, the materials gathered cover the background of Environmental Assessment and the different possible approaches. Selvam, V. Impact assessment for Mangrove and Shelterbelt Plantations by Tsunami for Tamil Nadu Forestry Project.

Report submitted to the Japan Bank for International Cooperation, New Delhi. Thom, B.G. Coastal landforms and geomorphic processes.

In er and er (eds.). The Mangrove Ecosystems: Research Methods. tsunami (tsŏŏnä´mē), series of catastrophic ocean waves generated by submarine movements, which may be caused by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides beneath the ocean, or an asteroid striking the is are also called seismic sea waves or, popularly, tidal waves.

In the open ocean, tsunamis may have wavelengths of up to several hundred miles and travel. The Tsunami that hit countries in the Indian Ocean killed over people, left some 50 others missing and presumed dead, and displaced more than million ‘survivors’. 1 Coastal regions and island infrastructures in the affected countries were so damaged that many of the economic, social and health gains that had been achieved in recent years were lost and Cited by: Impact of the Tsunami Response on Local and National Capacities 3 Impact of the disaster at community level 29 Community perceptions of the response 29 Relationships between agencies and communities 30 Social inequality and exclusion 32 Impact on women 33 Conclusions 34 4 The interaction between international agencies   The March Alaska tsunami caused major damage in Alaska and also impacted the west coast of North America.

Crescent City, km away from the source region, suffered the greatest damage outside Alaska. At least four observable waves hit,the area and peak tsunami run-up was m relative to Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW).

The tsunami that deeply impacted the North Indian Ocean shores on 26 Decembercalled for urgent rehabilitation of coastal infrastructures to restore the livelihood of local populations. A spatial and statistical analysis was performed to identify what geomorphological and biological configurations (mangroves forests, coral and other coastal Cited by: INDONESIA Post-Tsunami Consolidated Assessment.

22 April Introduction Tsunami Impact Overview The way forward. Introduction. Map of the region click on the image to zoom. Of all countries hit by the December tsunami, Indonesia suffered highest losses and severest damages. More thanpeople were killed by the earthquake and.

The Economic Impact of the Tsunami in Thailand Asian Disaster Preparedness Center 3 II. The Social Sectors a) Population Affected The waves of the tsunami slammed the coastal areas of the Andaman Sea coastal provinces of Krabi, Trang, Phang Nga, Phuket, Ranong and Satun.

Of these, Phang Nga was the hardest Size: 1MB. Buy The Essex Guide to Environmental Impact Assessment (): Spring NHBS - Peter Hakes, Essex County Council. A tsunami is a series of waves that can move on shore rapidly, but last for several hours and flood coastal communities with little warning.

Tsunamis can be triggered by a variety of geological processes such as earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, or meteorite impacts. Since modern record. Titov, V.V., C.

Moore, and D. Arcas (): Tsunami inundation hazard assessment for North King County coast of Puget Sound. Report for the Washington Department of Natural Resources. NOAA tech memo, in preparation. Titov, V.V., C. Moore, and D. Arcas (): Tsunami inundation hazard assessment for South King County coast of Puget Sound.

The Tsunami Evaluation Coalition (TEC) is an independent, learning and accountability initiative in the humanitarian sector. It was established in February in the wake of the December Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunamis. TEC evaluations represent the most intensive study of a humanitarian response since the Rwanda multi-donor evaluation in the mids.

South Pacific Basin Tsunami – September(Service Assessment, ) West Coast Tsunami Warning, J (Service Assessment, ) Data, Research, and Reports: Oregon. Cascadia Island Mapping Project () Columbia River Tsunami Modeling: Toward Improved Maritime Planning Response ().

The Decem natural disaster [BAPPENAS] Indonesia: Post-earthquake damage and loss assessment for Central Java and Yogyakarta (PDF, MB) [BAPPENAS] Survivors of the Tsunami: One year later (PDF, MB) UNDP Assisting Communities to Build Back Better [UNDP] UNDP's initial response to the Tsunami in Indonesia (PDF, MB).The Tsunami in Japan is an example of a disaster characterized by an immense loss of lives and property.

Social and economic structure of a society is a major determinant of the vulnerability of the population to the impact of disasters. This explains the variation in the impact of disasters and environmental emergencies all over the by: 3.This chapter describes the consecutive steps for the tsunami risk assessment and the underlying methods.

Assessing tsunami hazard Hazard assessment methods Tsunami hazard assessment is aiming at assessing the geographical extent of the tsunami affected area, the intensity of the tsunami impact and the probability of the occurrence.