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08 Jul 2010 description
report Maplecroft

Italy, Japan, China, USA, Spain and France rated "high risk"

New research identifying Haiti and Mozambique as the countries most vulnerable to economic losses from natural disasters also classifies a number of industrialised economies, including Italy, Japan, China, USA, Spain and France, as "high risk" environments for investors, insurers and business.

The Natural Disasters Economic Loss Index (NDELI), released by risk intelligence and ratings company, Maplecroft, evaluates the economic impact of earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, storms, flooding, …

20 Apr 2010 description

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CHINA: EARTHQUAKE ROCKS QINGHAI PROVINCE

The death toll continues to rise after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck Qinghai Province in China on Wednesday morning, April 14.