On 7 September 2016 BMKG held the Indian Ocean Wave Exercise 2016 to test the role of Indonesia Tsunami Early Warning System. The scenario: BMKG as the Tsunami Services Provider disseminated the warning to 24 National Disaster Management Offices of 24 Indian Ocean Tsunami Countries. The exercise also tested whether the information and communication equipment could be used appropriately as was expected. IOWave16 was also supported by BNPB and IOTIC/UNESCO. The IOWave16 exercise is important for the revising of the tsunami masterplan in Indonesia.
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