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Japan makes a start on sharing lessons from nuclear crisis

27 Mar 2015, TRF

Masaaki Ohashi, the co-chair of JCC2015, a coalition of humanitarian NGOs formed ahead of the summit, praised the new Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction for stating clearly that it applies to man-made and technological hazards - which covers nuclear power - as well as natural hazards...


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Earthquake* 1995 541,636
Flood 2000 360,110
Storm 2005 270,140
Storm 2004 180,050
Storm 2000 180,041
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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