Strengthening International Disaster Risk Reduction through Collaboration with China

Neil Renwick

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-4
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2016

Publication series

NameIDS Policy Briefing
PublisherInstitute of Development Studies
No.127

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Renwick, N. (2016). Strengthening International Disaster Risk Reduction through Collaboration with China. (pp. 1-4). (IDS Policy Briefing; No. 127).