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Italy

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Italy court overturns conviction of scientists over quake warning

10 Nov 2014, Reuters; TRF

An Italian appeals court on Monday overturned a 2012 manslaughter conviction against six scientists and a government official for failing to give adequate warning of an earthquake in L'Aquila five years ago that killed more than 300 people...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    National Civil Protection Department
  • Website:http://www.protezionecivile.gov.it
  • Contact:Head of International Relations
  • Phone:+39.06.68.20.29.11 +393357091787


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    National Civil Protection Department
  • Website:http://www.protezionecivile.gov.it
  • Contact:Head of International Relations
  • Phone:+39.06.68.20.29.11 +393357091787
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Earthquake* 1980 407,700
Earthquake* 2009 56,000
Flood 2000 43,000
Earthquake* 1997 38,100
Earthquake* 1983 21,030
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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