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World Tsunami Awareness Day

November 5, 2019

In 2015, the United Nations (UN) declared every November 5 as the World Tsunami Day. This year, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) will hold a forum and exhibit in Oriental Mindoro to promote tsunami hazards awareness and disaster risk reduction, and to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1994 M7.1 Earthquake and Tsunami, aimed to impart a culture of disaster resilience in the community.

Source: DILG 2019-173