Tsunami Emergency Planning

Overview

The purpse of this manual is to enhance capacity and knowledge regarding the emergency planning for tsunami in Australia and to provide emergency managers with a guide to the key principles of tsunami preparedness.

The manual is the designed for use by all those who have roles to play in preparing communities for tsunami, weather in lead or supporting agencies. These people will include emergency management practictioners and members of agencies and organisations that will be involved in tsunami response operations, including staff and volunteers in the astate/Territory Emergency Service organisation which, in most jurisdictins in Australia, have a lead role in the emergency planning for tsunami.

The document is intended to provide broad guidance on all the important aspects of tusnami preparedness.

 

Follow this link to view the Tsunami Emergency Planning Manual on the EMA Website

Australian Council of State Emergency Services 2013