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Sigma 1/2016: Asia and Asians suffer substantial catastrophe

Total economic losses, and number of deaths, from disaster events in Asia have been higher than in any other region ...

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Remembering the 1985 Mexico City earthquake, planning ahead

September 19th, 1985, started like any other typical Thursday in Mexico City. People were rushing off to work and to ...

STORY URL: http://www.forbes.com.mx/lecciones-del-terremoto-de-1985-en-el-df-estas-preparado/
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UPDATED: Late April Tornado Outbreak

2014 has so far been a fairly quiet year for tornado activity. On average there are 299 tornadoes reported from ...

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A flood solution in UK?

The British are a stoical bunch, not prone to moaning and groaning when things go wrong – I suppose it's ...

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In the tracks of Typhoon Haiyan

As Typhoon Haiyan dissipates over the Asian mainland, the images of devastation that have emerged from the Philippines are truly ...

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Is Asia-Pacific ready for frequent events like Typhoon Usagi

The Asia-Pacific region comprises 52 percent of the Earth's surface area and 40 percent of the world's population ...

STORY URL: Typhoon Usagi Destroys Homes, Causes Dozens Of Deaths In China : NPR
The typhoon, which stormed ashore north of Hong Kong on Sunday evening, has been blamed for at least 25 deaths in south China's Guangdong province. Some 8,490 houses reportedly collapsed in the ty...

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Flood prevention pays off

This week's floods in Germany and Eastern Europe have led to extreme water levels along the Saale and Danube ...

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Devastating tornado hits Oklahoma

Here at Swiss Re we are shaken by the devastation caused yesterday by the massive tornado in Moore, Oklahoma. Our ...

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