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Disaster risk management facilities given to Solomon Islands

28 Jul 2014, Solomon Star Newspapers

The government of Japan, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), delivered a new radio broadcasting transmission facility to improve Solomon Islands disaster early warning system. The facility increases the coverage of radio broadcasting to nearly 100 percent of the country’s population, which will be significant to unite the country for disaster preparation...


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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