Tsunami

The Johns Hopkins glacier, Alaska
Tsunamis are only devastating if people and their livelihoods get in the way, as suggested by the largest tsunami ever recorded only killing five people.
Concept Note International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
The United Nations General Assembly has designated October 13th as the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction to promote a global culture of disaster risk reduction. It is an opportunity to acknowledge the progress being made toward reducing disaster risk and losses in lives, livelihoods and health in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 adopted at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Japan in March 2015.