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Asia: Floods the most frequent disaster in 2012

An early view of disaster trends in 2012 across Asia, the world's most disaster-prone region, shows that mortality from flood events continues to decline but economic losses remain a major cause of

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Thu, 13/12/2012 - 12:32

Killer year caps deadly decade – reducing disaster impact is “critical” says top UN disaster official

Geneva – Some 373 natural disasters killed over 296,800 people in 2010, affecting nearly 208 million others and costing nearly US$110 billion, according to the Centre for Research on the Epid

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Tue, 25/01/2011 - 18:28


Olivier Degomme. Faculty of Medicine. Research Institute Health and Society. Improving Effectiveness of Humanitarian Assistance: Data implications of using space based technologies.