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China, Korea, Japan work on disaster data

28 Mar 2014, UNISDR AP

'We recognise the need for disaster statistics as the basis of cross-country and regional level analysis in order to inform regional policy making and norm setting and, as appropriate, to address disaster risks that have trans-boundary characteristics,' declared participants of the recent expert meeting in Korea in their closing statement...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 1998 238,973,000
Flood 1991 210,232,227
Flood 1996 154,634,000
Flood 2003 150,146,000
Flood 2010 134,000,000
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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