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National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program 2009 - 2013 Strategic Plan   [open pdf - 169KB]

From the Executive Summary: "This Strategic Plan describes how, over the next five years (2009 -- 2013), the NTHMP [National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Plan] will help U.S. coastal communities threatened by tsunamis improve their preparedness and mitigation efforts. The successful implementation of this strategic plan will result in the following outcomes: (1) Reduction of loss of life and property damage from tsunami; (2) Successful execution of NTHMP tsunami mapping, modeling, mitigation, planning and education efforts; (3) Tsunami inundation maps that support informed decision making in tsunami-threatened communities; (4) Tsunami evacuation maps that support effective preparedness and response; (5) A culture of tsunami preparedness and response (6) Establishment of more tsunami resilient communities; (7) Effective and reliable warning dissemination to people at risk (8) Understandable and effective Tsunami Warning Center products."

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2009-08-13
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National Weather Service: http://www.weather.gov/
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