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China is spreading the use of insurance to cope with climate change damage

21 Apr 2014, E&E

'Although the government subsidizes the insurance purchase, at least 20 percent of the insurance premiums still come from farmers' own pockets,' said Tuo Guozhu, an insurance expert at Capital University of Economics and Business in Beijing, reports E&E Publishing...


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 1998 238,973,000
Flood 1991 210,232,227
Flood 1996 154,634,000
Flood 2003 150,146,000
Flood 2010 134,000,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.


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