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natural disaster

Any destructive activity not caused by human forces or interventions,including hurricanes,tornadoes,flooding,and volcanic eruptions,to name a few.

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There are many factors that prevent an economy to achieve all successful macroeconomic objectives which includes instable political condition lack of civic sense man-made and natural disasters etc.
This paper focuses on one particular kind of turbulence: so-called "acts of God"; i.e., natural disasters like floods, droughts, waves, fires and other extreme weather events.
Amongst all of the countries in Europe, Romania is one of the most exposed to natural disasters, especially floods, extreme temperatures, storms, earthquakes, landslides and drought.
Natural disasters impact countries of origin frequently.
The Natural Disasters Risk Index (NDRI) was compiled by Maplecroft, a British risk advisory firm.
Since 2017, The Coca-Cola Foundation has donated more than $5 million to the Red Cross to assist with natural disasters in the U.S.
Release date- 26082019 - In response to recent natural disasters, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has published a national mitigation investment strategy, which is intended to provide 'a national, whole-community approach to investments in mitigation activities and risk management across federal, state, tribal, territorial, and local government and the private and nonprofit sectors.'
"The past several years have presented a distinct challenge for California in terms of natural disasters, with a succession of catastrophic wildfires, mudslides and most recently, earthquakes," Jennifer Knox, IICF Western division board chair and senior vice president of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.
The European Union has assisted the Latin American and Caribbean region in all major recent natural disasters, be it hurricanes, forest fires, floods or volcanic eruptions.
'We encourage spreading public awareness about the actions that can be taken to avoid losing property or life in natural disasters. Sub-national and national authorities must continue raising public awareness and preparing equipment to help those affected.
World Bank documents showed the Washington-based multilateral lender's board was expected to tackle in November the proposed Promoting Competitiveness and Enhancing Resilience to Natural Disasters Development Policy Loan, which, if approved, would be implemented by the Department of Finance.
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