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Dull Disasters?: How planning ahead will make a difference

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Dull Disasters?: How planning ahead will make a difference

Daniel J. Clarke and Stefan Dercon

Economic losses from disasters are now reaching an average of US$250–$300 billion a year. In the last 20 years, more than 530,000 people died as a direct result of extreme weather events; millions more were seriously injured. Most of the deaths and serious injuries were in developing countries ... Read more

 

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