EEFIT Mission report: Indian Ocean tsunami
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1 February 2006

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EEFIT Mission report: Indian Ocean tsunami

Date published

1 February 2006

First published

N/A

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Free

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This report details the effects of the Indian Ocean tsunami of 26 December 2004.

The EEFIT report provides information concerning:

  • The earthquake event
    • The tsunami
    • Historical seismicity of the Sunda Trench – Andaman Islands region and tsunami in the
    • Indian Ocean
    • Human casualties and displaced population
    • Estimates of economic loss
    • The pace of recovery and the distribution of international aid
    • Indian Ocean tsunami warning system
       
  • Sri Lanka
    • Brief damage observations for the region between Colombo and Dondra
    • Run-up data and the characteristics of the tsunami in Sri Lanka
    • Surveys of building damage
    • Lifelines
    • Hospitals and schools
    • Ports and industrial facilities
    • Design codes and regulations
    • Impact on society and recovery
       
  • Thailand
    • Brief damage observations
    • Building regulations and typologies in the affected region
    • Damage surveys and wave height measurements
    • Lifelines
    • Impact on society and recovery
  • Lessons learnt from the disaster
    • Tsunami behaviour
    • Structural performance of buildings and infrastructure
    • Life-safety capabilities of buildings
    • Post-disaster performance of lifelines and disaster relief
       
  • Human and economic cost
     
  • Recommendations
    • Understanding of the tsunami hazard
    • Preparedness to tsunami risk and urban planning
    • Structural design criteria in areas of tsunami risk

Additional information

Format:
PDF
Pages:
180
Publisher:
EEFIT

Tags

Report Disaster mitigation, management & recovery Resilience Structural failure Seismic & Vibration EEFIT

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