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Japan, China, S. Korea put aside tensions to tackle disasters

17 Mar 2015, Kyodo News

Kyodo News reports that Japan, China and South Korea are not letting their political disagreements get in the way of cooperation in the area of disaster management. 'Disaster management has always been a priority area in trilateral cooperation,' said Chen Feng, deputy secretary general of the Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat...

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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
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