Waves generated by submarine earth movements, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions or landslides. source: CRED
26 Feb 2015, SciDevNet
Disaster management may have improved after the Asian Tsunami, but economic development has brought in new risks, writes P. G. Dhar Chakrabarti for SciDevNet. With the new legal and institutional framework of disaster management as the new focus globally, he highlights that although disaster mortality has decreased, globalisation has increased hazard exposure...
People exposed per year
Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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