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What does IOTWS stand for?

IOTWS stands for Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System


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The test is designed to examine an Indian Ocean tsunami warning system put in place after the December 24, 2004 disaster which killed over 230,000 people, displaced more than one million people, and left a massive trail of destruction along the coasts of the affected countries.
And the change this time was due in good part to an Indian Ocean tsunami warning system put in place since that catastrophe.
It will be one of the first regional warning systems and will join the planned network of national systems which collectively will form the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System
government assistance program to support the development of an Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System (IOTWS), in coordination with the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, other donor nations, and national governments in the region.