Feb 132016

india most disaster-hit

India has been ranked third among the top five most disaster-hit countries in 2015, the hottest year on record, having suffered more than 2,800 deaths and over Rs 22,000 crore economic damage in the last year alone.

Worldwide, the economic losses have been estimated at $66.5 billion and over 22,700 people dead.

After China and the US, which have been hit by 26 and 22 disasters respectively last year, India is the most affected country having suffered 19 disasters in 2015.

Contributed By Sonia Narula

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