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

ESCAP Trust Fund for Tsunami, Disaster and Climate Preparedness: Call for proposals

28 Jul 2015, ESCAP

In anticipation of a forthcoming replenishment of the Trust Fund for Tsunami, Disaster and Climate Preparedness, ESCAP is calling for project proposals to build and enhance tsunami, disaster and climate preparedness capacities, particularly in end-to-end early warning for coastal hazards. Assorted countries in the Indian Ocean, Southeast Asia and Pacific Island Countries may apply...


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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