Red Cross: In 2014, disaster toll was low – but climate related (dpa German Press Agency)

Geneva (dpa) – Deaths caused by natural disasters fell to 8,200 last year, far below the levels seen in past years, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) reported Thursday in Geneva. The annual death toll averaged 76,400 during the past decade. Although the number of calamities was also lower than in…

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