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The cost of natural disasters in 2018: US$155 billion

This year was the fourth-costliest on record for the insurance industry despite a drop in total economic losses from natural and man-made catastrophes.

Volcano erupts on Sulawesi as time runs short to rescue survivors of earthquake and tsunami

A volcano has erupted on the same Indonesian island that is recovering from a devastating tsunami that struck just days ago.

As death toll soars, Guatemala officials admit volcano alert sent too late

Officials admit alert was too late to save lives as Guatemala volcano death toll hits 100.

Guatemala volcano: Several dead as Fuego volcano erupts

Seven people are reported killed and Guatemala City airport closes after Fuego spews ash and smoke.

How the Kilauea Eruption Affected This Hawaii Community | National Geographic

Sharing a deep connection to nature’s power—and to people displaced by it—two photographers document a volcano’s destruction, and help the Leilani Estates community recover.

Disaster preparedness, business continuity and the role of insurance

Earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruption and yes, manmade cyber-attacks are real threats and possibilities which smart businesses plan and take account of in their modern operations.

Volcanic energy could be new source of sustainable power

Iceland is experimenting with a well drilled almost three miles down into the Earth that captures volcanic heat for a new supply of more sustainable energy. Although not without pollutants, the new approach to accessing and using Iceland‘s geothermal energy would require only three to five wells to generate the same amount of power as ...

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