An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the shaking of the surface of the Earth resulting from a sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic waves. Earthquakes can range in size from those that are so weak that they cannot be felt to those violent enough to propel objects and people into the air, and wreak destruction across entire cities. The seismicity, or seismic activity, of an area is the frequency, type, and size of earthquakes experienced over a period of time. The word tremor is also used for non-earthquake seismic rumbling. …



World Bank Group · 1 December 2023

cope with and recover from shocks. To minimize the impact of sudden, covariate shocks, such as earthquakes, floods, or draughts, on people’s welfare and to protect their human capital, a more robust disaster

ActionAid Australia · 22 November 2023 English

Vanuatu, and Tonga. [...] happening with them, for us to be able to As the recovery from the earthquakes continues, ActionAid help them to recover and carry on [with] will work to support women’s leadership

for women Syria were struck by two devastating earthquakes, killing and children. more than 50,000 people women and girls living in north-west Syria, the earthquakes further compounded an already dire The women-led are many people who don’t reveal devastating earthquakes. Over 5,275 women have also been support and for us to be able to As the recovery from the earthquakes continues, ActionAid help them to recover and

UN-Habitat: UN Human Settlements Programme · 21 November 2023 English

UN-Habitat’s Funding Status as of 31 October 2023 Foundation non-earmarked – core funds (USD) 2023 earmarked income allocation by UN-Habitat implementing region CONTRIBUTORS IN 2023 Europe, Germany 1,076,606 0.38M, 1% …

for vulnerable populations displaced by the earthquakes in southern Türkiye Europe 30,000.00 Saudi Arabia

ADB: Asian Development Bank · 20 November 2023

strengthen risk management.The CAREC region is highly exposed to natural hazards, particularly earthquakes and floods, and the adverse economic impacts of climate change. A regional disaster risk transfer

Oxfam Australia · 20 November 2023 English

Here in Oceania, the inequality between those causing the climate crisis, those experiencing the worst of the impacts, and those who have the capacity to cope is particularly devastating. [...] …

Climate inequality facts for Aotearoa New Zealand earthquakes of 6.6 and 5.4 magnitude in the space of (2019)

World Bank Group · 18 November 2023 English

America.3 The country is also at a high risk of earthquakes and volcanos4 with an average annual occurrence

ADB: Asian Development Bank · 17 November 2023 English

Post-disaster recovery entails physical or material reconstruction and the social and economic recovery of the affected communities.Navigating Resilient Post-Disaster Recovery in Asia and the Pacific addresses the importance of resilient …

fiscal policies in Nepal following the 2015 earthquakes. The study aims to establish a comprehensive depending on the type of disaster. For instance, earthquakes have a short impact time, while cyclones can fault boundaries are frequently affected by earthquakes and volcanoes. Economies in the Asia and Pacific

CELA: Canadian Environmental Law Association · 17 November 2023 English

Even though it has yet to be determined by the Commission as to whether the DNNP EA is even applicable to the selected technology, this timeline combined with CNSC staff’s …

etc.), as well as external hazards (such as earthquakes, flooding), and non-malevolent human-induced

World Bank Group · 17 November 2023 English

winds, floods, extreme temperature incidents and earthquakes. This includes vulnerability and inadequate

World Bank Group · 16 November 2023 English

The Moroccan economy is recovering. Following a sharp deceleration in 2022 caused by various overlapping commodityand climatic shocks, economic growth increased to 2.9 percent in the first semester of 2023, …

international evidence discussed in Box 4 suggests that earthquakes tend to have mod- est impacts on tourism when product that was specifically designed for severe earthquakes. MOROCCO ECONOMIC UPDATE – FROM RESILIENCE TO travelers. The empirical evidence on the impact of earthquakes on tourism also calls for cautious optimism. specific events, finding mixed results. While some earthquakes such as Sichuan (2008) or Nepal (2015) are found

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