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Cyclone

A cyclone is a non-frontal storm system that is characterized by a low pressure centre, spiral rain bands and strong winds. Usually it originates over tropical or subtropical waters and rotates clockwise in the southern hemisphere and counter-clockwise in the northern hemisphere. source: CRED

 Photo by Rosa May Maitem/ACF HLA-ACF Signed MOU to develop case study on response in the Philippines

Philippines: Humanitarian Leadership Academy, ACF agree to study disaster preparedness

28 May 2015, ACF International

The MoU highlights the development of case studies with practical information on disaster risk reduction and preparedness, climate change adaptation, recovery, resilience programming, and crisis-sensitive development, following the experiences of local community actions introduced in Arakan valley by Action Against Hunger...


Human Exposure - Absolute exposure to cyclone
  Countries  
People exposed per year
1 Japan 22,548,120
2 Philippines 16,267,090
3 China 9,933,174
4 India 7,607,821
5 Taiwan, prov. of China 6,507,695
Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
Number of cyclone occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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