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Preparing for Natural Disasters Can Save Lives and Money

This year’s World Disasters Report warns that thousands of lives are being lost and property destroyed from natural disasters because governments and local communities are failing to prepare for these potentially calamitous events.  There is no way to stop a natural disaster from occurring.  But, there are ways to prevent it from becoming a catastrophic event.      Authors of the World Disasters Report note many natural disasters, such as hurricanes, floods and...

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