A report released by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNDRR) on Tuesday estimated global economic losses at 3 trillion over the past two decades. The study refrained from providing country-specific figures for the deficits. Too much weather Incidents – floods, hurricanes, summer storms, droughts and wildfires – accounted for about 91% of the 7,348 natural disasters in the last 20 years compared to 4,212 recorded between 1980 and 1999.
“We are deliberately destructive. This is the same conclusion that can be drawn when reviewing disaster events over the last 20 years. Covid-19 is the latest evidence that political and business leaders are still unable to reconcile with the world around them, “said Mami Mizuturi, UNDRR chief.
The study found that the catastrophes have affected the lives of some 1.2 million people, breasts at 60,000 per year, and ਲੋਕਾਂ 2.9 trillion in economic losses over the past two decades. In contrast, between 1980 and 1999, 1.2 million lives were lost and 1.6 trillion were lost. “China (577 incidents) and the US (467) reported the most disasters, followed by India (321) and the Philippines (304),” it said.
In its report: ‘The Human Cost of Disasters, Summary of the Last 20 Years’, UNDR warns how global warming is causing more weather-related catastrophes, with a frequency of 83 over the past two decades. % More than the last two.
In the last 20 years, there have been 6,681 climate catastrophes compared to 3,656 during 1980-1999. While technological advances and improved early warning systems have reduced mortality at weather-related events in the 21st century, the report warns of increasing economic losses and disruption of livelihoods at great cost to citizens.