Natural Disasters of 2017 & 2018 Cost $461 Billion to planet Earth

Economics can no longer be discussed without climate change:

Nobel prize in economics 2018 won by Nordhaus and Romer for work on climate change and growth

Natural disaster in 2018 occurred at an alarming rate. Historically natural disasters have almost left the life on planet earth to an end. That is why it is important to keep an eye on the impact of natural disaster:

Indonesians struggled through a tough year after battling tsunamis, earthquakes and wild storms. Throughout 2018, Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) recorded almost 2,000 natural disasters.

  1. Greece: Wildfires deaths 126

  2. Papua New Guinea: Earthquake deaths 145

  3. North Korea: Floods deaths 151

  4. Pakistan: Heat Wave deaths 180

  5. Nigeria: Floods deaths 200

  6. Japan: Floods deaths 220

  7. India: Floods deaths 361

  8. Guatemala: Volcanic Eruption deaths 425

  9. Indonesia: Earthquake deaths 468

  10. Indonesia: Earthquake and Tsunami deaths 2783

  11. USA: California wildfire, mudslide, Maryland flood, Hurricane Michael,

  12. Philippines: Typhoon Mangkhut

  13. Hawaii: Volcano Eruptions

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