Shaking, trembling or displacement of the earth surface due to seismic waves or other phenomena of volcanic or tectonic origin.source: CRED
22 May 2015, UNESCO
In response to two devastating earthquakes which affected Nepal on 25 April and 12 May 2015, UNESCO is mobilizing its expertise and international support to help the country to recover. Today, 22 May, UNESCO is joining other partners starting a detailed Post-Disaster Needs Assessment to examine the full extent of the disaster and define a recovery strategy in areas of culture and education...
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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