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
6 Jul 2015, UNISDR AP
Da Nang’s tourism industry is embracing the new Sendai Framework for Action on Disaster Risk Reduction, which calls for the promotion and integration of disaster risk management approaches throughout the sector, given the often heavy reliance on tourism as a key economic driver. UNISDR is a partner of Hotel Resilient...
People exposed per year
|5||Taiwan, prov. of China||6,507,695|
Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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