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 By UNISDR http://www.unisdr.org/archive/39211

World Conference to include lessons from Fukushima

5 Sep 2014, UNISDR Hyogo; UNISDR AP

'The intensity and full extent of hazards in the future need to be factored into your risk assessments,' said Neil McFarlane, UNISDR Head of Regional Programmes and DRR Coordination while urging Conference participants to take full advantage of the opportunity to observe at first hand the tremendous progress being made in reconstruction and recovery in Fukushima...


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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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