Shaking, trembling or displacement of the earth surface due to seismic waves or other phenomena of volcanic or tectonic origin.source: CRED
13 Oct 2014, UMCOR
'Preparedness is an indispensable part of resilient communities and cities,'said Lusine Matinyan, director of the institution. Everyone has a role to play in emergency situations, and that is why basic education on disaster risk reduction is very important for every age group,' she underscored...
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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