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Tunisia

 by  Haikel Ben Naceur http://www.unisdr.org/archive/35714

Tunisia’s database a DRR ‘game-changer’

2 Dec 2013, UNISDR ROAS

'The database now enables the true impact of disaster to be known. This is major progress indeed,' said Mr. Lars Bernd, UNISDR Regional Programme Officer. 'Previously, the international EM-DAT database had only recorded 20 disasters for Tunisia since 1900. The new national database reveals that disaster losses are much more higher than previously thought'...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 1990 152,000
Flood 1982 30,000
Flood 2003 27,000
Flood 2007 5,000
Flood 1986 2,500
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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