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Samoa

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Samoa's architects look to the past to boost climate resilience

2 Oct 2014, TRF

People here 'have to live with disasters and previously they built their houses accordingly, so we need to learn from the past and offer new solutions to improve things for the future,' urged Samoan architecure graduate Carinnya Feaunati...


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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