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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

Nepal and the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction

14 Jul 2014, NRRC

At the recent 6th Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR), the Government of Nepal and partners from UN, INGOs and NGOs demonstrated organized and committed participation in the AMCDRR, leading three sessions and a marketplace booth...


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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