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Tsunami

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

Japan’s 21st-century tsunami stones

15 Nov 2014, Japan Times Ltd., the

Talking about the Tokai nuclear plant, which improved its tsunami defenses half a year before the 2011 tsunami hit Japan, Yotaro Hatamura, said that 'This shows the difference of what happens when the truly dangerous contingencies are considered and steps (are) taken to prevent them versus a situation in which people say, ‘It’s OK not to do anything'...


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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