10 Dec 2013, ESRC
'We should banish the popular public image of the medieval period as a time of superstitious hysteria and hopelessness. In many senses this too was a 'risk society', one with an increasingly sophisticated toolkit in hazard mitigation and adaption and developing measures of protection,' geographer David Petley and archaeologist Chris Gerrard point out...
|Disaster||Date||Affected||(no. of people)|
|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
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