Over the same 10 year time frame, disasters have continued to exact a heavy toll and as a result, the well-being and safety of persons, communities and countries as a whole have been affected.
• Over 700 thousand people have lost their lives
• Over 1.4 million have been injured
• Approximately 23 million have been made homeless
• Total economic loss was more than $1.3 trillion.
(Sendai Framework, 2015)