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
27 Oct 2014, WB
The government of Seychelles has developed short, medium, and long-term disaster resilient development initiatives which are expected to benefit 87,000 people, and rehabilitate and protect 500 kilometers of roadways from disasters...
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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