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Myanmar: Experts focus on likely impact of future Yangon quake

20 Feb 2015, Myanmar Times, the

Yangon Region Minister for Social Welfare, U Myint Thein, said the maps from the seismic hazard assessment project would help prepare the city for future disasters. 'The maps will show which areas are vulnerable so we can construct earthquake-resistant buildings and make safety preparations'...


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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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