Waves generated by submarine earth movements, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions or landslides. source: CRED
4 Dec 2013, Plan Intl; AlertNet
'Investing in DRM saves many lives. The Philippines government will be criticised for not doing enough, running too erratic evacuations, and there will be political casualties. I don’t particularly care, but I do care about the number of casualties from the many typhoons that will and do hit this archipelago. They are not statistics, they are people'...
People exposed per year
Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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