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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

Innovation helps Japan's tsunami-hit farmers bounce back

26 Mar 2015, TRF

'There was nowhere to work after the tsunami,' explained Chikako Sasaki. 'So we decided to open this cafe, and now we all enjoy working here together.' The restaurant is just one example of many innovative approaches taken to help eastern Sendai's farmers bounce back from the tsunami...


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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