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How Mapping Disasters Can Help Devastated Communities Rally

On Meredith Beers’ laptop, the intensity of the twister that touched down here in February is marked in green, yellow and red. The colors illustrate light, medium and heavy damage from the 150-mile winds that tore through the city’s Ninth …

1st Half 2013 Natural Disasters Cost $85 Billion – Aon Benfield

A mid-year natural disaster analysis from Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe model development center of excellence at Aon Benfield, puts economic losses from global natural disasters at $85 billion, higher than the $75 billion for the same period in 2012, but …