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United States of America

US: Who doesn’t love a good tsunami warning system?

24 Feb 2015, Civil Beat

The US Congress is poised to approve a measure that would bolster tsunami warning efforts in Hawaii, including beefing up technology and expanding research into historic mega-quakes that caused giant tidal waves to leave their marks on coastal areas centuries ago, reports Civil Beat...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 2008 11,000,148
Storm 2004 5,000,000
Storm 1999 3,000,010
Storm 2008 2,100,000
Storm 1985 1,000,000
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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