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Samoa

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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...


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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