Shaking, trembling or displacement of the earth surface due to seismic waves or other phenomena of volcanic or tectonic origin.source: CRED
23 Jun 2016, Rappler
A recent drill to challenge and improve disaster preparedness and response abilities in Metro Manila was an overall success, but there is room to improve. Mike Marasigan, head of Quezon City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council - a high risk area, highlighted the importance for local governments and citizens to know their roles and responsibilities.
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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