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International Conference for the Establishment of a Tsunami and Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions, Mexico City, Mexico, 1-3 June 2005
IOC (2005). International Conference for the Establishment of a Tsunami and Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions, Mexico City, Mexico, 1-3 June 2005. IOC Workshop Report, 199. UNESCO: Paris. 53 pp.
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Keywords
    Hazards; Tsunamis; Marine

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Abstract
    The International Conference for the Development of a Tsunami and Coastal Hazards Warning Systemfor the Caribbean Sea and Adjacent Regions was held at Hotel Sevilla Palace, Mexico City between 1 and3 June 2005. The Meeting was attended by nearly 50 participants from 17 countries in the CaribbeanRegion, two from other IOC Member States, six organizations, and four observers. The Meeting ensuredthat Caribbean Member States are fully informed, at the technical level, on tsunami warning andmitigation programmes at the national, regional and global levels. The Meeting adopted a communiqué(Annex IV) that provides guidance to all partners regarding the required actions that will lead towards theestablishment of a Tsunami and Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean Sea and AdjacentRegions. The Meeting also recommended the establishment of an “Intergovernmental CoordinationGroup for the Caribbean Tsunami and Coastal Hazards Warning System” and drafted Terms of Referencefor the Group.

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