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Tsunami

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

Tsunami could ‘wipe out’ Pakistan’s largest city

13 Sep 2014, Arab Times

Karachi was hit by a tsunami in 1945 that killed at least 4,000 people. 'The city is vulnerable because there is a chance of another tsunami in the same vicinity but we dont know when,' said Tauseef Alam, the chief meteorologist who was supervising the drill...


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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