Market Demands in the Construction Industry to Increase Societal Resilience to Disasters

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Dilanthi Amaratunga writes in QSUM Magazine:

Disasters continue to exact a heavy toll on many communities around the world. Globally during the last 10 years, over 700 thousand people have lost their lives, over 1.4 million have been injured and approximately 23 million have been made homeless as a result of disasters. More than 1.5 billion people have been affected by disasters in various ways, with women, children and people in vulnerable situations disproportionately affected. The total economic loss was more than $1.3 trillion.

Period1 Jan 2016

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