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Claire B. Rubin has 39 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Category Archives: Economic Impact
Don’t Let Puerto Rico Fall Into an Economic Abyss
From the World Bank, Natural Disasters Cost $520B a Year. Some details: Global natural disasters cost $520 billion of consumption loss annually, 60 percent larger than asset losses that are commonly reported, the World Bank said in a report. The … Continue reading
Disasters claimed 10,000 lives, cost $158 billion in 2016: Swiss Re More than 10,000 people died as a result of natural and man-made disasters during 2016, with financial losses totalling at least $158 billion, Swiss Re said on Thursday. At … Continue reading
This is a new and important topic for those of us interested in the recovery phase. Your comments are invited. From a FL newspaper, see this article: FEMA money keeps many Florida counties afloat. This article references a Bloomberg News … Continue reading
From Pew Trust, this infographic re high cost of flooded properties. Thanks to Chris Jones for the link.
Natural disasters push 26 M into poverty each year, says World Bank. Study finds floods, storms and droughts cost global economy $520 B a year and highlights need to tackle climate change. Here is a Canadian article on the same … Continue reading
Damaging, costly extreme-weather winters are becoming more common in U.S. The simultaneous occurrence of warm winters in the West and cold winters in the East has significantly increased in recent decades. The damaging and costly phenomenon is very likely attributable … Continue reading