Natural disasters killed 295,000 in 2010: reinsurer

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Bilan 2010 des catastrophes naturelles

Port au Prince après le tremblement de terre – 26 janvier 2010 © FP PHOTO / MINUSTAH / Marco DORMINO

The Haiti earthquake and floods in Pakistan and China helped make 2010 an exceptional year for natural disasters, killing 295,000 and costing 130 billion dollars, the world’s top reinsurer said Monday.

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