Feb 09, 2014 09:07 am |
2013’s Global Disasters Killed More, Cost Less, Report Says
Natural disasters in 2013 killed more than 20,000 people and caused around $125 billion in damages, reported reinsurer Munich Re on Tuesday, Jan. 7. The year’s disaster-related death toll was higher than 2012, but below the average of the previous 10 years, which was 106,000. The company also reported that monetary losses ...