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[3 Aug 2006 | One Comment | ]

The tsunami of July 2006 killed more than 500. Despite Indian Ocean tsuanmi early warning system being set up, and UN officials claiming it to be “up and running” in June, hardly any warning reached the people in remote villages of Java. What are the shortcomings of this warning system and what are measures taken to solve them?
This BBC article examines the future of the early warning system.
The final part of the jigsaw is getting the warning message from tsunami monitoring centres to Jakarta and – in a matter of …