Waves generated by submarine earth movements, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions or landslides. source: CRED
18 May 2016, ESCAP
As a step towards enhancing preparedness efforts, policymakers and tsunami experts participated in a side event on ‘Building Regional Tsunami Awareness,’ during the 72nd Commission session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
People exposed per year
Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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