Download the EMDAT: Country Profile on Historical Disaster Events document. (External Resource)

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EMDAT: Country Profile on Historical Disaster Events
Abstract

Development and relief agencies have long recognized the important role played by data and information in mitigating the impacts of disasters on vulnerable populations. Systematic collection and analysis of these data provides invaluable information to governments and agencies in charge of relief and recovery activities. It also aids the integration of health components into development and poverty alleviation programmes.
However, there is a lack of international consensus regarding b...

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Geoscientific Information
information pertaining to earth sciences. Examples: geophysical features and processes, geology, minerals, sciences dealing with the composition, structure and origin of the earth s rocks, risks of earthquakes, volcanic activity, landslides, gravity information, soils, permafrost, hydrogeology, erosion
Regions
Global
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Purpose

For use in the ThinkHazard! (THOR) project

Language
English
Supplemental Information

river_flood, tsunami, coastal_flood, strong_wind, volcanic_ash, landslide, earthquake

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