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CRED Annual Disaster Statistical Review 2006, 2007.
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Number of Disasters per Year
Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Trends in number of reported disasters. Much of the increase in the number of hazardous events reported is probably due to significant improvements in information access and also to population growth, but the number of floods and cyclones reported is still rising compared to earthquakes. Is global warming affecting the frequency of natural hazards?