Waves generated by submarine earth movements, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions or landslides. source: CRED
6 Jun 2016, FEMA, United States of America - gov
Emergency Operations and Coordinations Centers (EOC) at all levels of government and the privacte sector in the Pacific Northwest are kicking off a massive drill to rehearse scenarios on how the region would deal with a 9.0 Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake. Thousands of people, including military personnel, will participate to test a joint response.
People exposed per year
Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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