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Australia: Keep a weather eye on biosecurity

26 Mar 2015, Land, the, Fairfax Media

Before the onset of significant weather events, livestock producers are reminded to be prepared for the biosecurity impact of cyclones, storms and floods which can result in water contamination, damage to crops and pastures, loss of livestock and increased susceptibility of livestock to disease, reports the Land....


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1992 7,000,000
Extreme temp. 1993 3,000,500
Storm 1994 2,500,104
Extreme temp. 1994 1,000,034
Extreme temp. 1995 500,100
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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