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(From Left) Mr. Luis Felipe Puente Espinosa,Dr. Somia Okued, Mayor Lianne Dalziel, Moderator Steve Kraus, Dr Bruce Aylward, Mr Elhadj As Sy, and Dr Ali Ardalan. (Photo: UNISDR)

Health ‘a must for HFA2’

15 Mar 2015, UNISDR

'My experience in Christchurch (earthquakes in 2010 and 2011) means I can sit here as a Mayor – among a panel of health experts – and say that health is an absolute minimum requirement for any disaster risk management framework,' Christchurch Mayor Ms. Lianne Dalziel said...

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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Earthquake* 2010 300,002
Earthquake* 1987 7,025
Flood 1984 6,805
Flood 2004 2,850
Flood 2004 2,500
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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