20 Feb 2015, ESCAP
'ESCAP research shows that disasters are already rolling back sustainable development gains. It is high time natural disasters are considered as a serious threat to development and poverty reduction in Asia and the Pacific,' said Ms. Shamika Sirimanne, Director, Information and Communications Technology and Disaster Risk Reduction Division…
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Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08 *: Including tsunami
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