What measures to be adopted to save the coastal fishermen and villagers, hotelier and the tourists during japan tsunami?
Early warning signs through sirens. Frequent periodic rehearsals. Good and fast means of transportation to evacuate residents. Standby for make shift accommodation should disaster strikes. Medical help and food to be made readily available. [ Tsunami damages can be minimized by proper information systems, proper media coverage, detection of tsunami warnings in advance, proper evacuating system,
taking safety measures. Lastly the following preventive measures can also be adopted to minimize the damage of possible tsunami; 1. Dense mangrove habitats reduce the force of waves and reduce the pressure. 2. Coral reefs may be artificially constructed: these have been shown to reduce the impact of tsunamis. 3. Better education of residents about evacuation procedures. In conjunction with this, early warning systems need to be devised. 4. Building settlements further inland and away from the lowest-lying regions also reduce the impact on people" if people do not live there. impact is minimised. This, however, is rarely economically viable. ]
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