Tsunami National Contacts (TNCs)

The person designated by an ICG Member State government to represent his/her country in the coordination of international tsunami warning and mitigation activities. The person is part of the main stakeholders of the national tsunami warning and mitigation system program. The person may be the Tsunami Warning Focal Point, from the national disaster management organization, from a technical or scientific institution, or from another agency with tsunami warning and mitigation responsibilities.


Australia

Dr Ray Canterford, Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Bangladesh

Mr Md. Shah Alam, Bangladesh Meteorological Department

British Indian Ocean Territory

TNC not established

Comoros

Mr Hamid Soule, National Documentation and Science Research Centre (CNDRS)

Djibouti

TNC not established

France

Mr Emmanuel Cloppet, Météo France

India

Dr Satheesh Shenoi, Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS)

Indonesia

Dr Prih Harjadi, Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia (BMKG)

Iran

Dr Vahid Chegini, Iranian National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science (INIOAS)

Kenya

Dr Joseph Mukabana, Kenya Meteorological Service

Madagascar

Mr Gerard Rambolamanana, IOGA, University of Antanarivo

Malaysia

Ms Che Gayah Ismail, Malaysia Meteorological Services

Maldives

Mr Mohamed Admed, Ministry of Defence and National Security

Mauritius

Mr Suresh Chandra Seeballuck, Prime Minister’s Office

Mozambique

Mr Mussa Mustafa, Mozambique National Institute of Meteorology

Myanmar

Dr Hrin Nei Thaim, Department of Meteorology and Hydrology

Oman

Mr Aldul Rahim Salim Al-Harmi, Ministry of Transport and Communications

Pakistan

Mr Zahid Rafi, Pakistan Meteorological Department

Seychelles

Mr Alain De Comarmond, Department of Risk and Disaster Management

Singapore

Ms Patricia EE Gek May, Meteorological Service Division, National Environment Agency

Somalia

TNC not established

South Africa

Mr Ken Terry, National Disaster Management Centre

Sri Lanka

Maj. Gen. Gamini Hettiarachchi, Disaster Management Centre

Tanzania

Dr Agnes Kijazi, Tanzania Meteorological Agency

Thailand

Gp. Capt. Sonsak Khoasuwan, National Disaster Warning Center

Timor-Leste

Mr Francisco Do Rosario, National Disaster Management Directorate

United Arab Emirates

TNC not established

Yemen

Mr Majed Al-Refai, Yemen Ministry of Water and Environment

 

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