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Volcano

Vents in the surface of the Earth through which magma and associated gases erupt; also, the forms of structures, usually conical, that are produced by the erupted material. source: USGS

WB: Challenge fund winners to support disaster resilience

18 Nov 2015, DFID, United Kingdom - gov; GFDRR; WB

15 innovative programs in over 20 nations have been selected through the Challenge Fund, to help developing countries better manage disaster risk and build resilience. The grants by the Challenge Fund, a partnership between GFDRR and DFID, will enable winning organizations to advance activities ranging from flood simulation technology in Kenya, to monitoring weather stations in Sri Lanka...


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Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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