World Tsunami Awareness Day

World Tsunami Awareness Day: November 5th

November 5th is the World Tsunami Day.

It was established at the United Nations General Assembly on December 22nd, 2015, due to the great tsunami that occurred in Wakayama Prefecture in Japan on this day in 1854.

The purpose of this anniversary is to deepen the awareness of the tsunami and prepare for disasters caused by the tsunami.

・References
UNESCO Digital Library: UNESCO 1945: birth of an ideal

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