World Tsunami Awareness Day: 5 November

The World Tsunami Awareness Day was observed across the world on 5 November. The theme for 2017 WTAD is ‘Reduce the Number of Affected People’.

The day is celebrated to spread awareness among people across the world in matters related to the dangers of tsunami. The first WTAD was observed across the world in 2016 with the theme ‘Effective Education and Evacuation Drills’.
Important Takeaways from Above News for RRB PO Mains Exam-
  • In the year 2004, the world witnessed the killer Tsunami which affected more than 15 countries including India.
Source- The Hindu