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Japan

 by UNISDR

Ahead of Sendai conference, Ban pushes for 2015 global agreement on disaster risk

16 Apr 2014, UNNC

'The aim is simple: to leave a more resilient world to future generations,' Mr. Ban told high-level representatives of Member States attending a briefing on the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction to be held next year in the Japanese city of Sendai...


National Platform

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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