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Tsunami

Waves generated by submarine earth movements, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions or landslides. source: CRED

Japan to boost medical preparedness for nuclear disasters

24 Jun 2015, Kyodo News

Learning lessons from the 2011 Fukushima meltdowns, Japan's regulator decided Tuesday to boost medical preparedness for nuclear disasters, reports Kyodo News. The Nuclear Regulation Authority plans to oblige local municipalities hosting nuclear plants to designate up to three hospitals as medical institutions for providing emergency treatment for radiation exposure...


Human Exposure - Absolute exposure to tsunami
  Countries  
People exposed per year
1 Indonesia 5,402,239
2 Japan 4,497,645
3 Bangladesh 1,598,546
4 India 1,114,388
5 Philippines 894,848
Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
Number of tsunami occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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