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The costs of major natural disasters are disproportionately increasing

While the economic cost of natural disasters has not increased much on average, averages can be deceptive. The costs of major disasters have increased to a disproportionately larger extent than those of lesser events, and these major disasters have become far more expensive, according to an international team of researchers.

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US-Caribbean Resilience Partnership working group meets for first time

On October 23-24, the inaugural meeting of the US-Caribbean Resilience Partnership working group will take place in Barbados. The meeting will bring together 18 Caribbean countries, the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, the Regional Security System, international donors, and non-governmental partners, including universities and the private sector.

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