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Australia

ASEAN and civil society launch Safe Schools Initiative

24 Nov 2014, ASEAN; MERCY Malaysia; Plan Intl; SCI; WVI

'The participation of ASEAN Member States in the launching of ASSI Phase II underscores our firm resolve to continue building safer schools and enabling children to become more resilient to disasters,' said the Director of the National Disaster Management Centre...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1992 7,000,000
Extreme temp. 1993 3,000,500
Storm 1994 2,500,104
Extreme temp. 1994 1,000,034
Extreme temp. 1995 500,100
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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