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India lost $79.5 billion from climate-related disasters in 20 years: UN report

Updated : October 11, 2018 12:31 PM IST

In terms of the impact of disasters on the global economy between 1998 and 2017, affected countries reported direct losses of $2.908 trillion, more than twice of what was lost in the previous two decades.
Floods (43.4 percent) and storms (28.2 percent) are the two most frequently occurring disasters.
India lost $79.5 billion from climate-related disasters in 20 years: UN report

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