Calculated the costs of disasters in 2011

In 2011, the amount of damages caused by natural and man-made disasters, has broken all records, reaching a historic high. Cumulative losses amounted to about 350 billion dollars.

This assessment gave a Swiss company specializing in reinsurance. Experts stress that this is a preliminary calculation. Despite the fact that in 2011, the economic losses associated with the disaster, have reached the highest level in history, the amount of loss that is covered by insurance premiums this year reached the mark of $ 108 billion. This figure is second only to the performance in 2005, when insurers have suffered losses of

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Damage from natural disasters in 2011 reached a maximum

Tsunami in Japan, March 2011

December 15, 2011.In 2011, the amount of damages caused by natural and man-made disasters, has broken all records, reaching a historic high. Cumulative losses amounted to about 350 billion dollars.

This assessment gave a Swiss company specializing in reinsurance. Experts stress that this is a preliminary calculation. Despite the fact that in 2011, the economic losses associated with the disaster, have reached the highest level in history, the amount of loss that is covered by insurance premiums this year reached the mark of $ 108 billion. This figure is second only to

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Elchin Khalilov: Turkey were shocked accuracy of earthquake prediction. Interview. PHOTO

President of the Global Network for the Forecasting of Earthquakes, President of the International Committee GEOCHANGE, Professor Elchin KhalilovExclusive Interview with President AZE.az Global Network for the Forecasting of Earthquakes (UK, London), President of the International Committee GEOCHANGE (Germany), Professor Elchin Khalilov.

— Elchin Aliyev, 04 November 2011, in one and a half hours in the air, in a foreign language, you may provide information about the station and earthquake prediction ATROPATENA their forecasts on a popular Turkish TV channel ATV in the program A-HABER «DESIFRE». Tell us more about this event.— I was invited by the program «DESIFRE» popular

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Nature mad

Damage to the world economy from the disaster in 2011 was a record

How to calculate the Swiss company Swiss Reinsurance Co., Loss of the world economy by natural disasters in 2011 were a record $ 350 billion. Loss of insurance companies of the planet — 108 billion dollars, it is three times more than in 2010, which seemed (of course, mainly due to the anomalous summer) we were kind of extreme. Record provided the earthquake and tsunami in March in Japan.

This disaster occurred gustonaselennoi area with developed economies, so the consequences were severe. Even predicted that this event

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Drought in northern Mexico. Photographic

Man turns tap an empty water tanks in the village of San Jose de los Gonzalez, in the municipality of Galeana, in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon November 30, 2011.

Northern Mexico has covered the worst in the last seventy years of drought since the government began to record rainfall in 1941. The drought has dried up drinking water to nearly 2.5 million people, burned about 2.2 million acres of land, resulting in the deaths of about 1.7 million head of cattle as a result of hunger and thirst, according to news reports.

Reportedly, government organizations provide supplies

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The death of 23 thousand birds in the Crimea

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17.02.11.Gibel 23 thousand birds on the farm, "Bair" in s. Poltavka Krasnogvardeisky region of Crimea caused istoscheniem.Ob UNIAN press service of the State Veterinary and Phytosanitary Service of Ukraine.

"Found that the case of poultry began on 1 February 2011 According to the head of Alexander BABIY economy, they had decided to change the diet at the beginning of the technological peresidki (molt) due to lower productivity," — said in a statement.

It is noted that since January 25, 2011 was stopped feeding the birds in the volumes necessary for life (from 100 g to 50 g of food

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In the U.S. in 2011 as a result of natural disasters killed more than one thousand people, the damage amounted to 52 billion dollars

In the U.S. this year as a result of natural disasters — earthquakes, forest fires, tornadoes, snowstorms — killed more than one thousand people. Cumulative losses amounted to 52 billion dollars. This was announced today on the National Ocean and the atmosphere.According to estimates of its experts, this year was a record number of natural disasters, costs of each of the more than 1 billion: there have been 12. Three more than in 2008, which was considered so far the most disadvantaged in this regard on record. In the 1980s, the country experienced an average of one such accident

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Disasters and display elements 2011 vote for Yet something is happening!

We decided to choose the most "high-profile" event-related disasters and the elements in 2011. The winner will be selected through a survey. Voting in the two phases (the answers in the survey site), and vote for a maximum of 4 events! So your attention include:1. — Japan, March 11, an earthquake of magnitude 8.9 (9.0) and Tsunami2. — Spain, May 11, an earthquake of magnitude 5.33. — New Zealand, June 13, an earthquake of magnitude 5.2 and 6.0 4. — The United States, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, August — Hurricane "Irene"

5. — India, September 18, an earthquake of magnitude 6.8

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Total lunar eclipse is expected Dec. 10

Lunar eclipse December 10, 2011 will be complete. Total lunar eclipse will begin at 14:06 GMT or 16:06 in Kiev time. In Ukraine to the total lunar eclipse on December 10 will begin after sunset and will be clearly visible, unless clouds.

Maximum phase a total lunar eclipse on December 10 will come in 14:32:56 GMT or at 16:32 in Moscow time. Duration of the total eclipse December 10, 2011 will be 51.1 minutes. Completed a total lunar eclipse on December 10 at 14:58 GMT or 16:58 in Kiev time.

During a total lunar eclipse on December 10 the Moon

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Flooding in Thailand

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Over the Thai capital Bangkok threatened serious flooding at the end of October 2011.

Image of the Medium Resolution Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Terra satellite spokazyvaet situation on November 12, 2008. Bottom image shows the same area in three years, October 19, 2011.

The climate in Thailand is usually rainy and warm. In 2011, however, large areas are flooded.

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