IOWave16 Tsunami Exercise carried out in the Islamic Republic of Iran

On the 8th of September 2016, the IOWave16 Tsunami Exercise has been carried out in Chabahar, Iran. As part of the IOWave16 exercise, a 9 Mw earthquake was simulated in the Makran trench that had a huge effect on Iranian coasts. The relevant organizations in Iran set up numerous meetings to plan a cooperative tsunami exercise. The agencies involved in the exercise were Iran National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science (INIOAS), National Disaster Management Organization (NDMO), Iranian Red Crescent Society, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and various other local organizations.

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