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Myanmar: International Day for Disaster Reduction 2014 observed

13 Oct 2014, Min of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, Myanmar - gov

The theme of this year's IDDR Event is 'Resilience is for life'. The United Nations highlighted the importance of building resilience by using knowledge, experiences and ideas of senior citizens when conducting disaster risk reduction activities, providing humanitarian assistance and implementing long term recovery measures...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 2008 2,420,000
Flood 1991 359,976
Storm 2010 260,000
Mass Movement Wet 2010 145,000
Flood 1997 137,418
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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