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Seawalls may give false sense of security during a tsunami

(Reuters Health) – If a coastal city’s seawall is higher than a forecast tsunami, residents are less likely to evacuate promptly, suggests a new study based on interviews with survivors of the 2011 tsunami that hit eastern Japan.

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