Shaking, trembling or displacement of the earth surface due to seismic waves or other phenomena of volcanic or tectonic origin.source: CRED
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As Jamaica moves to boost its earthquake readiness, a through examination of the island's existing buildings - some 70 per cent of which are informal structures - will be critical, according to Franklin McDonald, former head of the Institute for Sustainable Development at the University of the West Indies, Mona...
People exposed per year
|5||Taiwan, prov. of China||6,625,479|
Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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