Philippine cities are most at risk from natural disasters as eight out of 10 world cities most exposed to natural disasters are located there followed by China, Japan and Bangladesh.
The report was published analyzing the threats posed by storms, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, wildfires, volcanoes and landslides in more than 1,300 cities.
Out of 100 cities with the greatest exposure to natural disasters, 21 were located in the Philippines, 16 in China, 11 in Japan and eight in Bangladesh.
List of recent natural disasters in Philippines
List of recent natural disasters in China
List of recent natural disasters in Japan
List of recent natural disasters in Bangladesh
Natural hazard risk is compounded in the Philippines by poor institutional and societal capacity to manage, respond and recover from natural hazards events. In addition to assessing exposure, the Natural Hazards Risk Atlas has written.
Top 5 cities most at risk from natural disasters
- Port Vila, Vanuatu
- Tuguegarao, Philippines
- Lucena, Philippines
- Manila, Philippines
- San Fernando, Philippines
Original post: Natural Disasters List May 4, 2015