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Vanuatu

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Program to insure Pacific Island nations against natural disasters enters third season

3 Nov 2014, GFDRR; SPC; WB

'The cash received from the risk insurance pilot made an important financial contribution for carrying out the governments’ strategy for mitigating natural disasters”, said Hon. Dr. ‘Aisake Valu Eke, Minister of Finance, Tonga...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1985 117,500
Storm 2004 54,008
Storm 1987 48,000
Earthquake* 1999 14,100
Storm 1993 12,005
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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