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Tsunami

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

Filipino scientist lauded for disaster research

17 Apr 2015, GMA

Alfredo Mahar Lagmay, Executive Director of the Filipino Department of Science and Technology’s Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards project, has been awarded the 2015 Plinius Medal by the European Geosciences Union, reports GMA Network. The EGU awards the Plinius Medal to scientists that work on natural hazards research...


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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