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Local data key to resilience

14 Jul 2014, UNISDR

'Indicators should help us prioritize where our efforts go locally to strengthen prevention and mitigation of disaster risk and to increase resilience,' said Ecuador's H.E. del Pilar Cornejo. Support and recommendations were also echoed by Armenia, Japan, Mozambique...


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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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