The National Weather Service Tsunami Program
March 19, 2014
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Related Web Resources:
National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program Website
Tsunami Preparedness Week, March 23-29
1964 Great Alaska Earthquake and Tsunamis
NOAA Tsunami Website
Tsunami Warnings via Wireless Emergency Alerts Fact Sheet
http://ecnetwork.com/codered/) which is available for SmartPhones. It can be accessed at http://ecnetwork.com/codered-weather/citizens.php. They include tsunami warnings as well as other info such as amber alerts, etc. Go to http://ecnetwork.com/coderedmobilealert/ for the mobile app."
Allen Roark, MCEM
Mississippi State Emergency Management
Rocky Lopes has over
28 years of experience in the emergency management profession and has
been noted for pioneering work in risk communication and disaster
preparedness. His past work includes serving as the Manager of
Community Disaster Education at the American Red Cross National
Headquarters where he led development of innovative materials, methods,
applications, and training on outreach and education led by the Red
Cross nationwide. His accomplishments earned world-wide recognition.
Lopes has been working as a Contractor
at the NOAA/National Weather Service headquarters in Silver Spring,
Maryland since 2010 where he serves as Deputy Program Manager for
Stakeholder Engagement in the Tsunami Program. His work involves all
aspects of collaboration with state, tribal, territorial, commonwealth,
and municipal emergency managers and scientists through active support
of the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program (NTHMP), NOAA NTHMP
Grants Program, and the TsunamiReady™ Program. Lopes also serves as the
Awards Chair for the International Association of Emergency Managers.
Christa Rabenold is the mitigation
specialist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
(NOAA)/National Weather Service Tsunami Program (under contract to
Syneren Technologies). Previously, she worked as a coastal management
and hazards specialist with NOAA’s Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource
Prior to her work with NOAA, she was
involved in state and local hazard mitigation planning for AMEC Earth
and Environmental and served as the editor at the Natural Hazards Center
at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Christa is a certified floodplain
manager and has a master’s degree in public administration with an
emphasis on hazards and emergency management.