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56% of 100 cities most exposed to natural hazards found in Philippines, Japan, China, Bangladesh – Verisk Maplecroft - Press release

4 Mar 2015, Maplecroft

The strategic markets of Philippines, China, Japan and Bangladesh are home to over half of the 100 cities most exposed to natural hazards, highlighting the potential risks to foreign business, supply chains and economic output in Asia from extreme weather events and seismic disasters, according to new research from global risk analytics company, Verisk Maplecroft...


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    National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council (NDRRMC)
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  • Hyogo Framework for Action
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    National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council (NDRRMC)
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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1990 6,159,569
Storm 2009 4,901,763
Storm 2008 4,785,460
Storm 2009 4,478,491
Storm 1998 3,902,424
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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