Economic losses from natural disasters rise in 2020
Economic losses from hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters were significantly higher in 2020 than they were the previous year, research from Munich Re has revealed.The findings show that natural disasters resulted in $210bn (£154bn) of global losses last year, up from the $166bn in 2019. Just $82bn of these losses were covered by insurance companies, compared w
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