Waves generated by submarine earth movements, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions or landslides. source: CRED
22 May 2015, HKO, China - gov
The Hong Kong Observatory launched a short video on hazards of tropical cyclones today, May 22, to raise the public's awareness of preventing threats from tropical cyclones. Through real-life visual images from typhoons in recent years, including Morakot, Utor and Haiyan, the video introduces four major threats caused by tropical cyclones, namely strong winds, rainstorms, huge waves and storm surges...
People exposed per year
Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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