disasters have been attributed to tropical cyclones over the past 50 years.
people have been killed by tropical cyclones in the last 50 years.
USD 1.4 trillion
Economic losses caused by tropical cyclones during the 50-year period since 1970.
and USD 78M in damages caused by tropical cyclones and related hazards every day in the 50-year period since 1970.
The diameter of a tropical cyclone is typically around 200 to 500 km, but can reach up to 1000 km.
Percentage of which the population of tropical cyclone-prone regions has increased.
Tropical Cyclone Programme (TCP) on the Community platform
The Tropical Cyclone Programme is tasked to establish national and regional coordinated systems to ensure that the loss of life and damage caused by tropical cyclones are reduced to a minimum.