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Prof. Shinichi Takemura demonstrating the use of Tangible Earth at Geneva Airport. (Photo: UN Geneva)

Geneva passengers to check out the planet before take-off

19 Sep 2014, UNISDR

'The Tangible Earth is also used to present information on disaster risks in any point on the planet, developed by UNISDR in collaboration with a consortium of leading scientific and technical institutions. It provides for the first time a global vision of disaster risk. I hope that each person who touches this globe will think about what she or he could do to make this a more resilient planet'...

National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 2006 3,000
Flood 2005 2,500
Mass mov. wet 1988 2,000
Mass mov. wet 2000 1,500
Mass mov. wet 2002 231
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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