Issue Date: Jan 15, 2008
A tsunami museum, the first of its kind in India, has been opened at Alappad village in Kerala's Kollam district. It aims to educate people about the risks of tsunamis and to commemorate those who died on December 26, 2004.
The museum was set up at a cost of Rs 10.40 lakh. It has exhibits explaining how to respond to warnings of tsunamis and how to recognize the signs of impending danger, according to Preetha George, the museum co-ordinator.