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Press Releases from Siloinak Mentawai Surf Resort (2 total)

Mentawai tsunami: solar powered radios and satellite phones could keep safe live …

It is feasible to found an effective and yet budget tsunami warning technique by using existing structures and involving the coastal populations in its perpetuation. The October 25 tsunami took approximately 500 souls in the Mentawai Archipelago. There have been rumors on the Internet that the Indonesian tsunami alarm procedure had not been functional and failed to keep safe the dwellers. This does not seem factual, even if it is true that

Mentawai Tsunami: How to avoid a new disaster?

The main problem in the Mentawai rescue operations is now the total lack of communication and a very bad weather. The 25 October, a tsunami strike the west coasts of the islands of Pagai and Sipora, in the Mentawai Archipelago, severely damaging or destroying about 30 villages , two surf resorts and one surf charter boat. Rescue teams and survivors have collected 500 bodies as far as now but the

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