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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 UNISDR The scene of 10 typhoons: The Furama Five-Star Resort in Da Nang takes disaster risk management seriously.

Viet Nam: Tourism sector embraces Sendai Framework

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...


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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