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Tsunami

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

APEC: Women lead way in disaster risk reduction in vulnerable Asia-Pacific - Press release

25 Mar 2015, APEC

'Empowering women to mitigate disaster risk is critical,' said Emmeline Verzosa, Chair of the APEC Policy Partnership on Women and the Economy... '[Really what is needed is] an environment that widens the door of opportunity for women in economies and advances women’s entrepreneurship...


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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