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Preparatory Committee, second session: summary of the discussion (part 1)

17 Nov 2014, UN

In the discussion that followed on considerations on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction, speakers noted that the zero draft needed to reflect a clear differentiation between developed and developing countries and the linkage between disasters, the climate change issues, and the post 2015 development agenda...


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.
Neighbouring Countries


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