Mortality and Economic Losses due to Natural Disasters

Over the past 50 years, the impact of water-related natural disasters, including floods and landslides, has increased significantly. They occupy a leading place in the list of both the number of human casualties and the amount of economic damage. This is stated in a new study: "Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes 1970-209" by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)