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China, Korea, Japan work on disaster data

28 Mar 2014, UNISDR AP

'We recognise the need for disaster statistics as the basis of cross-country and regional level analysis in order to inform regional policy making and norm setting and, as appropriate, to address disaster risks that have trans-boundary characteristics,' declared participants of the recent expert meeting in Korea in their closing statement...

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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 1984 351,171
Flood 2001 295,000
Flood 1990 189,260
Flood 1987 154,000
Flood 1998 121,000
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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