An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 can affect countries differently, depending on the people’s ability to withstand and recover from such a disaster. INFORM attempts to assess this risk, so that organizations can make better-informed decisions about what relief to send. Greg Myre for NPR explains with a heatmap. [via @onyxfish]
Disaster risk indices estimate impact on people
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Marital Status by Age
Separately, we looked at marrying age, divorce rates, and those who never married. Now let’s look at marital status all together, with the addition of the widowed status.
Relationship Status Geography
Some places attract young singles, whereas others attract married couples and families. I was curious how this varied across the country, so I mapped it.