Innovative Program Offers Instruction and Tools for Tsunami Survival
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 928 , Segment 5
Episode: Election Interference, Planet Pluto, Disgusting Food Museum
- Oct 24, 2018 11:00 pm
- 17:20 mins
Guest: Chad Emmett, Associate Professor of Geography, Brigham Young University The death toll from the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia last month now stands at well over 2,000. You may remember the earthquake and tsunami in 2004 that claimed over 230,000 lives in fourteen countries, including Indonesia. This particular part of the world is prone to such disasters and the people too-often ill-prepared to survive them. For the past few years, Chad Emmett, a BYU professor of Geography, has been working in Indonesia to build pathways for escape and to help educate people living at sea level about proper tsunami evacuation techniques after an earthquake.