Natural disasters hit developing countries particularly hard. Worldwide, the incidence and intensity of such disasters remain substantial. There were 6,873 natural disasters worldwide between 1994 and 2013, with 1.35 million lives lost (around 68,000 lives on average annually). Some 218 million people were affected by natural disasters on average per annum during this period.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 2016|
|Name||IDS Policy Briefing|
|Publisher||Institute of Development Studies|