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Tsunami

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

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Indonesia: 'mapping and risk-reduction programs needed'

12 Aug 2015, Jakarta Post, the

According to researchers from Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), there is a need for topography mapping and risk-reduction programs: 'The government could prepare for the impact of tsunami-triggering earthquakes should it have a map of the sea basin, especially in the southern part of Java Island, the country’s most populated region', Nugroho Dwi Hananto of LIPI told The Jakarta Post...


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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