Shaking, trembling or displacement of the earth surface due to seismic waves or other phenomena of volcanic or tectonic origin.source: CRED
15 May 2013, UNISDR NY
'The beginnings of changing attitudes in the private sector now need to transform into a more systematic approach to disaster risk management in partnership with the public sector to make the world a safer place. This will be a major focus of next week's Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction in Geneva,' said UNISDR Chief, Margareta Wahlström. The Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2013 From Shared Risk to Shared Value: the Business Case for Disaster Risk Reduction was launched today by the Secretary-General...
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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