Waves generated by submarine earth movements, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions or landslides. source: CRED
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...
People exposed per year
Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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