Natural disasters, including tsunamis, hurricanes, floods, mudslides and earthquakes
are collectively increasing in frequency (Asian Disaster Reduction Centre, 2004).
According to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
(2004), in the past ten years almost two billion people have been affected by disasters.
Between 1975 and 2003 the Asian region accounted for nearly 89 percent of the
population affected by natural disasters (Asian Disaster Reduction Centre, 2004).
Environmental degradation, rapid urbanization and social marginalization are some of
the factors contributing to the increasing loss of life through natural disasters in many…
See the attached documents which are highly detailed on this topic.
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- WHO Guidelines for Epidemic Preparedness and Response to measles outbreaksDownload.