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Disaster Prevention

Worldwide Overview

Maps showing major disasters worldwide by NatCatService

See also: Munich RE NatCatSERVICE infographics showing loss events worldwide 1980-2013 (PDF)

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS)

This map provides near real-time alerts about natural disasters around the world and tools to facilitate response coordination, including news, maps and V. OSOCC. GDACS is a joint initiative of the European Commission and the United Nations.