Promoting Aceh on Tsunami Disaster Risk Management to Pacific Countries
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Translated by Eka S. Chie

Tsunami is one of the most frightening natural disaster in the world. For example, Aceh and North Sumatra was one of the area that experienced Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami in 2004. According to Liputan 6 News, The Tsunami had killed 79.940 fatalities.[1] As fellow archipelago countries, Indonesia desired to share experience and knowledge about Disaster Risk Management to Pacific countries. the sharing was put in the form of training, namely Training Tsunami Disaster Risk Management that was initiated by Training Disaster Management Research Center (TDMRC) and Ministry of State Secretariat of Indonesia,

 

The training of Tsunami Disaster Risk Management was held on 10 – 20 August 2016, Banda Aceh. Participants came from 4 countries, namely 5 people from Timor-Leste, 3 people from Fiji, 1 person from Vanuatu and 2 addition people from Indonesia. The training was not only in the class, but also provided in field trip, so that participants could see and interact with local resident of Aceh post-tsunami. The training was aimed to Sharing experience and knowledge on Disaster Risk Management particularly Tsunami to Pacific Countries.

 

 

 



 

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