Natural Disasters 2011 – Graphic of the Day

Natural disasters, led by catastrophic earthquakes in Japan and New Zealand, cost a record of $380 billion in 2011, more than double the figure for 2010 and triple the average for the past decade. Today’s graphic looks at the 6 biggest disasters in 2011, while comparing the number of natural disasters and the resulting deaths over the past 10 years.

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