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Weary of many disasters? UN says worse to come

26/04/2022 04:10 PM | Click to read full article

A disaster-weary globe will be hit harder in the coming years by even more catastrophes colliding in an interconnected world, a UN report issued Monday says.

If current trends continue the world will go from around 400 disasters per year in 2015 to an onslaught of about 560 catastrophes a year by 2030, the scientific report by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction said.