An official opening ceremony was held here this morning at NEMO’s conference room, to mark the start of a series of workshops, on Tsunami Inundation, Modeling and Evacuation Mapping.

The workshops hosted by NEMO in collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the United Nations Education Sports and Cultural Organization are expected to culminate on Friday March 1st.

This week’s sessions will target technical persons from different agencies, with the main objective of giving participants an overview of exposing participants to Tsunami Science, Modeling and Hazard Assessment, Tsunami Modeling using ComMIT Features, model parameters and output, Basic tsunami wave amplitude and arrival tool among other things.

Facilitators are from the United States National Weather Services and the Caribbean Tsunami Warning Programme.

The sessions will also feature representatives from Coastal Communities and the Tourism Sector.

On Thursday 28th February 2019 at 5: 00 p.m., there will also be a community meeting at the Calliaqua Hard Court.

This meeting targets residence, owners and operators of businesses along the coastal communities from Arnos Vale to Argyle.

The purpose of this community meeting is to sensitize persons to the Tsunami Ready Pilot Project and Programme and to present the Tsunami inundation map of the area to the public.

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