Shaking, trembling or displacement of the earth surface due to seismic waves or other phenomena of volcanic or tectonic origin.source: CRED
5 Oct 2015, UNISDR AP
Iran announced plans to spend $3 billion over the next 5 years to complete its programme of retrofitting or reconstructing all public schools located in the country’s seismic zones.'Iran’s offer to share its technical expertise and knowledge of seismic risk reduction with other countries is most welcome and will be enthusiastically received by many countries who lack the experience and knowledge which Iran has carefully accumulated over the last 12 years” said Margareta Wahlström, head of UNISDR...
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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