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Natural Disaster Statistics , January 2023 - Zebra

  • 24 Apr 2023 7:44 AM
    Message # 13178347
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Natural Disaster Statistics

    Key statistics + insights

    • Natural disasters affect 218 million people and claim 68,000 lives per year. (Center for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters)
    • In 2020, 22 of the natural disasters that occurred in the United States cost at least $1 billion in damages and repairs. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) 
    • Drought affected more than one billion people between 1994 and 2013 (Center for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters)
    • In the last 25 years, there have been almost 7,000 natural disasters that have killed over 1.35 million people. (Center for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters)
    • Hurricanes can produce winds higher than 75 miles per hour. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
    • In 2013, over the course of three days, 343 tornadoes spawned in the Southwest United States across 13 states. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
    • Natural disaster losses totaled $74.4 billion in 2020. (Insurance Information Institute)
    • 20.5% of people have no emergency funds saved to rebuild after a natural disaster. (The Zebra)  

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    Last modified: 24 Apr 2023 8:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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