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Tsunami

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

Older people bear the brunt of Pacific island disasters

1 Sep 2014, TRF

'We want to capture the traditional knowledge of our elderly people and integrate it into our teaching, so that it can be sustained for the future,' Mauala reflected. 'We are not only helping them further to everyday preparedness, but we are actually learning from them as well'...


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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