Don’t Cry Wolf

Sri Lankan Police forming a human chain in parliament to protect the Speaker and enable a vote.

Sri Lanka needs a well-oiled disaster management system to avoid false warnings and unnecessary panic, as most underwater earthquakes do not generate tsunami, say experts. Sri Lanka needs a well-oiled disaster management system to avoid false warnings and unnecessary panic, as most underwater earthquakes do not generate tsunami, say experts.

"Over
75 percent of large underwater quakes don
t
produce tsunami,
"
said


Peter Weiss


from the US National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) speaking at a conference on disaster
management organised by the