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Japan

US, Europeans row over post Fukushima nuclear safety step

23 Oct 2014, Reuters

The Swiss draft says nuclear plants 'shall be designed and constructed with the objectives of preventing accidents. In order to identify and implement appropriate safety improvements, these objectives shall also be applied at existing plants'...


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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