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Earthquake

Shaking, trembling or displacement of the earth surface due to seismic waves or other phenomena of volcanic or tectonic origin.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 earthquake
  Countries  
People exposed per year
1 Japan 13,404,870
2 Philippines 12,182,454
3 Indonesia 11,056,806
4 China 8,139,068
5 Taiwan, prov. of China 6,625,479
Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
Number of earthquake occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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