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Tsunami

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

Indonesia: What Aceh got right rebuilding from the 2004 tsunami

18 Dec 2014, WSJ

'They very quickly understood that they should use this as an opportunity to build back better and make sure that whatever they do puts Aceh on a higher trajectory of development than before the tsunami,' said Beate Trankmann, Indonesia country director for the UNDP...


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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