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Ocean experts research ways to help disaster preparedness

25 May 2016, RNZI

Following the devastation caused by Cyclone Winston which landed on February 2016, scientists decided to use information on damages to economic sectors to foster preparedness.


General Facts
  • Population: 31.8 million (2005)
  • Density: 4 per sq km
  • Total Area: 8564 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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