“The Human Cost of Disasters 2000-2019” Report

Topics Covered: Disaster management. “The Human Cost of Disasters 2000-2019” Report: Context: Released recently by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. Key findings: Climate change is largely to blame for a near doubling of natural disasters in the past 20 years. 7,348 major disaster events had occurred between 2000 and 2019, affecting 4.2 billion …