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Pakistan

Tsunami could ‘wipe out’ Pakistan’s largest city

13 Sep 2014, Arab Times

Karachi was hit by a tsunami in 1945 that killed at least 4,000 people. 'The city is vulnerable because there is a chance of another tsunami in the same vicinity but we dont know when,' said Tauseef Alam, the chief meteorologist who was supervising the drill...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 2010 18,102,327
Flood 2005 7,000,450
Flood 1992 6,655,450
Flood 1992 6,184,418
Earthquake* 2005 5,128,309
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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