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Global multihazards distrubution


Original title: Global distribution of significant exposure to hazards, by number of hazards

The Multihazard Index was created by summing category values between 8 and 10 across all six natural hazards. This results in a multihazard index that reflects the number of hazards considered relatively significant in a particular grid cell. Overall, more than half of the world's population lives in areas subject to at least one hazard at a significant level.
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Keywords

  • Hazards:Cyclone, Drought, Earthquake, Flood, Land Slide, Volcano
  • Countries/Regions:Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Oceania

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/8769

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