sábado, 17 de octubre de 2020

Human Cost of Disasters: An Overview of the Last 20 Years (2000-2019) | NLM

Disaster Information Management Research Center | NLM

Disaster Information and Emergency Response

10/13/2020 12:00 AM EDT

Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). Published: 10/13/2020. This 17-page report confirms how extreme weather events have come to dominate the disaster landscape in the 21st century. It focuses primarily on the staggering rise in climate-related disasters over the last 20 years, and is also a commentary on the need to strengthen disaster risk governance for the entire range of natural hazards and man-made hazards, including related environmental, technological, and biological hazards and risks. (PDF)

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