Shaking, trembling or displacement of the earth surface due to seismic waves or other phenomena of volcanic or tectonic origin.source: CRED
23 Apr 2015, United Kingdom - gov
Exercise commander, Lieutenant Colonel Jem Blades Royal Engineers, said 'It’s great to be here, working with the Philippine Government and, in particular, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council regarding earthquake mitigation measures in Manila... Our teams include individuals who bring specialist knowledge of earthquakes, humanitarian relief and disaster recovery, and we hope to share our experiences, as well as learn from others'...
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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