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

New report on resilience and recovery lessons from six major disasters

22 Jul 2016, Continuity Central

New research published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy shows how metropolitan regions can rebuild for greater resilience during the reconstruction process after major disasters, including earthquakes, tsunamis, and hurricanes. The report identifies lessons from six countries that employed different management approaches while recovering from major disasters.



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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