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Thailand

Community resilience tops UN's disaster relief agenda

26 Jun 2014, IPS; TRF

Margareta Wahlstrom, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, said that an inclusive and participatory model is needed, which allows grassroots communities and local government authorities to work together as central players in disaster risk reduction efforts...


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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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