• You are here:

ITIC TRAINING PROGRAMME (ITP) – INTERNATIONAL SOUTH CHINA SEA COUNTRIES

Regional Training on “Strengthening Standard Operating Procedures for Tsunami Warning and the use of the ICG/PTWS PTWC New Enhanced Tsunami Products”

16 - 20 December 2013, Beijing, China


[View a simple printable version of this agenda]
[View an annotated printable version of this agenda]
 
1.1
Opening Ceremonies
 
2.1
Logistics and Administrative Items
 
2.2
Trainer and Participant Self-Introductions
 
3.1
ICG/PTWS-XXV Outcomes, specifically for the PTWS Enhanced Products and progress for South China Sea Region, and Course Overview
 
3.2
Timeline-driven SOPs for Effective End-to-End Warning and Emergency Response - Overview including Stakeholders and their linkages
 
3.3
Lessons Learned from Past Tsunamis - Warning and Emergency Response
 
4.1
Tsunami Warning Centre Standard Operating Procedures – Concept of Operations, Overview on Routine and Event Operations, Flow Charts, Timelines, Checklists, including available Tsunami Warning Decision Support Tools
 
4.2
Learning Activity (individual followed by group discussion) – Official and Unofficial Information
 
4.3
Visit to China SOA National Environmental Forecast Center (NMEFC)
 
4.4
Japan Meteorological Agency Northwest Pacific Tsunami Advisory Center (NWPTAC)
 
4.5
US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC)
 
4.6
TWC Operations Challenges and Limitations: Real-time earthquake source characterization and Tsunami Assessment
 
4.7
Tsunami Emergency Response Standard Operating Procedures - Overview on Stakeholder Roles and Coordination, Event Operations, Timelines, Checklists; Examples
 
4.8
Case Studies: Warning Dissemination and Public Alerting – US Hawaii Emergency Alert System; JMA-NHK Broadcasting
 
4.9
Emergency communications - Robustness, reliability, redundancy. Technologies for the downstream transmission of warnings to communities
 
4.10
Public Coastal Evacuations: Inundation Modeling, Evacuation Maps, Routes and Signage, Safe Return
 
4.11
Vertical Evacuation and Refuge: Progress in Designing Tsunami- Resistant Structures
 
4.12
TER Operations Challenges and Limitations: Alerting and Evacuation Discussion: What does TER want from TWCs?
 
4.13
Learning Activity (individual followed by group discussion) – Tsunami Warning and Emergency Response Timeline – What happens when?
 
5.1
Community-level preparedness and education – Schools, Businesses, Special Needs Populations, Tourism Sector, Ports and Harbors
 
5.2
Media as a partner in warning and preparedness - Requirements and Examples
 
5.3
Learning Activity (outside class): Town Planning for Tsunamis - Using ISDR Stop Disasters! simulation tool
 
5.4
Learning Activity: Evacuation Planning for Tsunamis – Creating an Evacuation Map
 
6.1
PTWS PTWC Enhanced Products: Overview - Why, What, When and How to Use, Limitations
 
6.2
PTWC Enhanced Products - Explanation of Each Product: Text, Graphical Deep-Ocean Energy, Coastal Forecast, Forecast Tables, KMZ file, Forecast Polygon Map - Distant Tsunami example
 
6.3
Guidance on how to use PTWC New Products for National Warnings and Evacuation – Land and Marine Threats and Public Safety
 
6.4
Use of PTWC and JMA Products - Regional and Local Tsunami Hazard Scenarios - Southern Ryukyus
 
6.4b
Use of PTWC and JMA Products - Regional and Local Tsunami Hazard Scenarios - Manila Trench
 
6.4c
Use of PTWC and JMA Products - Regional and Local Tsunami Hazard Scenarios - Marginal Seas
 
6.5
Building Readiness - Tsunami Exercises: IOC Guidance, Examples
 
7.1
Tabletop Exercise SCS-13: Objective, Format, Ground Rules
 
7.2
Exercise Setup and Ground Rules
 
7.3
Exercise SCS-13 - Local Tsunami Scenario
 
7.4
Summary Discussion and Next Steps: Country Readiness for PTWS Enhanced Products. Challenges for achieving end-to-end TWS: Data, Communications, Stakeholders, Evacuation, and other gaps
 
8.1
Final Remarks by Trainers
 
8.2
Presentation of Certificates, Closing

Group(s): Tsunami , ITIC
Created at 15:55 on 22 Jul 2013 by Bernardo ALIAGA
Last Updated at 20:44 on 11 Jan 2014 by Bernardo ALIAGA
Hosted by:
UNESCO/IOC Project Office for IODE Oostende, Belgium
© 2014 IOC/UNESCO
1 rue Miollis, 75732 Paris Cedex 15, France | Tel: +33 1 45 68 39 84 | Fax: +33 1 45 68 58 12