New Guinea's killer tsunami spurs crisis response

Laabs, Jennifer
September 1998
Workforce (10928332);Sep98, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p18
Reports on the tsunami that devastated the residents in the north shore of Papua New Guinea. Magnitude of the undersea earthquake which resulted to the tidal wave; Estimates on the number of lives lost; Emergency response procedures in Papua New Guinea.


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