Shaking, trembling or displacement of the earth surface due to seismic waves or other phenomena of volcanic or tectonic origin.source: CRED
30 Jun 2015, UNU
UNU's Sonja Ayeb-Karlsson, in an opinion piece, writes, 'If we do not evolve our approaches before the Sendai Framework period (2015-2030) comes to an end then we risk moving to a position of greater risk in which we may see even higher death tolls, numbers of displaced people and erosion of progress toward sustainable development.'...
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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