Shaking, trembling or displacement of the earth surface due to seismic waves or other phenomena of volcanic or tectonic origin.source: CRED
17 Apr 2015, GMA
Alfredo Mahar Lagmay, Executive Director of the Filipino Department of Science and Technology’s Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards project, has been awarded the 2015 Plinius Medal by the European Geosciences Union, reports GMA Network. The EGU awards the Plinius Medal to scientists that work on natural hazards research...
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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