Hurricane Ian was by far the largest loss-causing event this year, with an estimated insured loss of $50-65 billion, said reinsurance giant Swiss Re.
Floods kill 18 more people in the South Asian nation, taking the death toll to 1,343.
Around 120 million people are under some sort of advisory amid a series of slow-motion disasters, with scientists warning of tough summer months ahead.
These don't just include natural disasters amplified by climate change; other major factors include Covid-19, economic meltdowns and food shortages, a UN report said.
Around 6,000 people had to flee their homes in South Korea's eastern coastal region as more than 3,000 firefighters battle to control the wide-spread wildfire.
A new book by Turkiye’s Communications Director highlights the world’s broken justice system after 9/11 and proposes a “more just world” in light of Ankara’s positive role in global politics.
Extreme weather catastrophes linked to climate change have made 2021 the second-most costly year on record for global insurance firms.
Each year, the US gets around four times as many twisters as the rest of the world combined.
Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis appoints a new minister in charge of recovery from natural disasters in a bid to defuse growing anger over the struggle to curb wildfires that have charred thousands of hectares of forest.
Namur and Walloon Brabant provinces southeast of the capital city Brussels were particularly hit by devastating floods that left 36 people dead and seven missing last week.
2020 was marked by intense storms, persistent conflicts and explosions of violence, taking the total number people living in internal displacement around the world to a record 55 million, according to a joint report.
US President Joe Biden includes Russia's Vladimir Putin and China's Xi Jinping among the invitees to the first big climate talks of his administration.
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