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Insect Infestation

Spreading or swarming in of various kinds of insects over or in a troublesome manner. Proliferation of insects or animal pests affecting communities, agriculture, cattle or stored perishable goods; for example locusts, African bees, etc. source: GLIDE

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....



Number of insect-infestation occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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