Shaking, trembling or displacement of the earth surface due to seismic waves or other phenomena of volcanic or tectonic origin.source: CRED
22 May 2013, CERA, Australia - gov
'Cranes and bulldozers and diggers can be hired - they are really just commodities. Institutions and good governance can’t be bought. And when things are really turning to custard, you need strong institutions,' said Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority chief executive Roger Sutton in a speech to the 4th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Geneva, Switzerland, last night...
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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