NWS Recognizes Manati Municipality as TsunamiReady™

2009 Manati Tsunami Ready Award Ceremony

 Left to Right, Angel Perez PREMA Zone, Heriberto Sauri PREMA Director, Christa Hillebrant, PRSN Director, Israel Matos WFO San Juan MIC, Emma Rosario Manati EMA,  Hon. Juan A. Cruz, City Mayor, Brenda Colon, Manati EMA, Hector Vega, Manati EMA, and Wilda Omaris PRSN.

Manati Municipality, Puerto Rico, has earned the National Weather Service TsunamiReady™ designation, better equipping emergency managers to prepare and warn its citizens about tsunamis.

The Manati emergency management team fulfilled a rigorous set of warning communication and evacuation planning criteria that establish preparedness standards for tsunami with the cooperation and support of the Puerto Rico Seismic Network and the Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency.

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