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UN Report Finds 90 Percent of Disasters Are Weather-Related

United Nations News Centre

November 23, 2015

 A new report issued today by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) shows that over the last 20 years, 90 per cent of major disasters have been caused by 6,457 recorded floods, storms, heatwaves, droughts and other weather-related events.