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TsunamiReady Ceremony for American Samoa (ID: 59410)

10/01/2012 11:28 AM EDT

American Samoa, Sep. 28, 2012 -- Rev. Dr. Faatauvaa A Talamoni speaks at the TsunamiReady Ceremony for American Samoa.

TsunamiReady Ceremony for American Samoa (ID: 59411)

10/01/2012 11:28 AM EDT

American Samoa, Sep. 28, 2012 -- NOAA and FEMA officials presented Gov. Togiola T. A. Tulafano with a recognition letter and TsunamiReady signs during the TsunamiReady ceremony at Utulei Beach on September 28. Photo by Mary Simms

American Samoa Tsunami Ready Ceremony (ID: 59409)

10/01/2012 11:28 AM EDT

American Samoa, Sep. 27, 2012 -- After meeting all federal requirements, this week the islands of Tutuila, Aunuu, Ofu, Olosega and Tau and all of the National Park of American Samoa have attained the federal NOAA/NWS designation of TsunamiReady and will be officially designated as TsunamiReady in a ceremony with senior American Samoan Government, NOAA and FEMA officials. Photo Credit ASG Government Newsletter-Tapuitea/www.americansamoa.gov.

American Samoa becomes Tsunami Ready (ID: 59412)

10/01/2012 11:27 AM EDT

American Samoa, Sep. 28, 2012 -- NOAA's National Weather Service and the Federal Emergency Management Agency hosted a ceremony to recognize the territory of American Samoa as Tsunami Ready. The TsunamiReady program helps coastal areas reduce the potential for disastrous tsunami-related consequences by strengthening local tsunami planning and preparedness.

Emergency Preparedness Improvements for American Samoa (ID: 59414)

American Samoa becomes Tsunami Ready (ID: 59415)

American Samoa, Sep. 28, 2012 -- Jeff LaDouce, director, NOAA National Weather Service Pacific Region; Nancy Ward, Administrator, FEMA Region IX, and Honorable Togiola T. A. Tulafono, Governor of American Samoa, participate in the Tsunami Ready Ceremony for American Samoa. Photo by Mary Simms

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