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House Proceeding on Dec 6th, 2006 :: 3:00:27 to 3:01:59
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Sherwood Boehlert

2:59:18 to 3:00:27( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sherwood Boehlert

Sherwood Boehlert

3:00:15 to 3:00:27( Edit History Discussion )

Sherwood Boehlert: we will reach the second anniversary of the devastating indian ocean tsunami that began off the coast of indonesia and resulted in the deaths of at least 150,000 people and the injuring and

Don Young

3:00:27 to 3:00:38( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: dislocation of millions more. it was an event that stunned the entire world and eventually prompted an enormous outpouring of international aid. the event was a reminder of the often forgotten

Don Young

3:00:27 to 3:01:59( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Don Young

Don Young

3:00:38 to 3:00:50( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: but awesome power of nature, which we ignore at our own pearl. -- peril. an acknowledgement of nature's power does not mean we are powerless. quite the contrary. we needlessly seal our

Don Young

3:00:50 to 3:01:02( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: own doom if we fail to take steps that can reduce the significant impact of natural disasters at home and abroad. in the case of tsunamis, which by definition travel across the seas paying

Don Young

3:01:02 to 3:01:12( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: no mind to international borders, the approach has to be global to be effective. the tsunamis that can cause damage in the u.s. are just as likely to begin overseas as off our own coast. in

Don Young

3:01:12 to 3:01:21( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: addition to humanitarian concerns, the u.s. pays a high price both in aid and in threats to international stability when cataclysmic death results from tsunamis overseas. so we need to take action

Don Young

3:01:21 to 3:01:34( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: to improve the understanding of tsunamis by scientists and the general public. to improve our detection of tsunamis and our ability to issue warnings about approaching tsunamis and to

Don Young

3:01:34 to 3:01:48( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: ensure populations know how to respond to such warnings. happily, we are not starting from scatch in any of these areas. the national oceanic and atmospheric administration runs research, detection,

Don Young

3:01:48 to 3:01:59( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: warning and outreach programs and the administration began augmenting those programs in 2005 after the indian ocean tsunami. but we need to ensure that the focus on tsunamis continues even as memories

Darlene Hooley

3:01:59 to 3:02:11( Edit History Discussion )

Darlene Hooley: of the 2004 tragedy fade and we need to further strengthen the administration program along the lines of expert advice we have heard at science committee committeings. the experts were

Darlene Hooley

3:01:59 to 3:04:58( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Darlene Hooley

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