14 Nov 2013, IRIN
When a government chooses not to declare a humanitarian emergency, these natural disasters are often dubbed 'small disasters', 'low-profile disaster events' or 'severe weather events'. The vast majority of people affected by smaller natural disasters are already living below the poverty line, and such events can have a long-term impact, including on health and education...
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