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Earthquakes, hurricanes, cyclones and tsunamis: The world's 10 riskiest cities

25 Mar 2014, Guardian, the

Swiss Re, a reinsurance company assessed 616 cities of the world for their risk of earthquake, hurricanes and cyclones, storm surge, river flooding and tsunami and The Guardian features the 10 riskiest cities...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Building & Housing Research Center (BHRC)
  • Website:http://www.bhrc.ac.ir/portal/Default.asp
  • Contact:President of BHRC and Secretary of Iranian National Platform, HFA
  • Phone:+98 218 825 5949


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  • HFA Focal Point:
    Building & Housing Research Center (BHRC)
  • Website:http://www.bhrc.ac.ir/portal/Default.asp
  • Contact:President of BHRC and Secretary of Iranian National Platform, HFA
  • Phone:+98 218 825 5949
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1999 37,000,000
Flood 2001 1,200,200
Flood 1980 950,000
Earthquake* 1990 710,000
Flood 1993 484,728
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
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