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Comoros

World Bank approves funds to increase safety nets and nutrition services for poor families in Comoros

19 Mar 2015, WB

The World Bank Group today approved a US$6 million International Development Association grant for the Union of Comoros to increase access to social safety nets focusing on improving communities’ productive and disaster response capacity - a country highly vulnerable to volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and landslides as well as tropical storms, torrential rains, floods, rising sea levels, erosion, and tidal waves...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Volcano 2005 245,000
Storm 1987 50,000
Volcano 2005 39,000
Storm 1985 35,000
Storm 1983 30,052
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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