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 by UNISDR http://www.unisdr.org/archive/39662

Spain calls for action on disaster risk

6 Oct 2014, UNISDR EUR

Noting that the cost of natural disasters is rising sharply across the globe, Spain’s Deputy Interior Minister Luis Aguilera Ruiz, urged delegates to make the most of the opportunity of the three-day gathering to share experiences and to work towards a revised and effective international programme of disaster reduction...


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1990 6,000,000
Flood 1983 506,000
Flood 1982 226,600
Storm 1984 60,030
Wildfire 1994 15,020
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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