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Le Meridien Phuket Beach beach by flickr user Joanne Wan CC BY-NC-ND 2.0, https://www.flickr.com/photos/joeywan/7437674216

The Indian Ocean Tsunami, ten years on

29 Dec 2014, UNISDR AP

A decade on from the Indian Ocean Tsunami, lessons have been learned and applied across the region. For the upscale Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort, disaster preparedness was the watchword even before the tragedy, with resilience seen as part and parcel of good business...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 2008 10,000,000
Drought 2010 6,482,602
Drought 1999 6,000,000
Drought 2002 5,000,000
Flood 1996 5,000,000
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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