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Thailand

Photo by UNISDR Mr Aris Papadopoulos: 'We need to move from disaster reaction to resilience pro-action.'

Thai floods a turning point for private sector

16 Mar 2015, UNISDR

A UNISDR private sector champion, Mr. Aris Papadopoulos, today called for the high standards that are typically applied to major infrastructure projects to be the benchmark for the majority of urban areas that are residential and home to small businesses...


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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