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Samoa

 by Timothy Wilcox/UNISDR

SIDS link climate change and disaster risk

4 Sep 2014, UNISDR AP; UNISDR Pacific

'I am very happy about the many references made to disaster risk reduction in the SAMOA Pathway. We are making good progress. The Pacific has demonstrated that it has the regional leadership to build the resilience of its islands against more frequent and severe weather-related disasters,' said Margareta Wahlström...


Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1990 195,000
Storm 1991 88,000
Earthquake* 2009 5,585
Wildfire 1983 1,000
Storm 1983 1,000
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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