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World Bank-UN Report Charts Path to Prevent Death and Destruction from Natural Hazards

November 12th, 2010 by World Bank

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 11, 2010 — A new joint report from the World Bank and the United Nations says that annual global losses from natural disasters could triple to $185 billion by the end of this century, even without calculating the impact of climate change.  Climate change could then add $28-$68 billion more in damages […]