Damage caused by natural disasters in 2009

Natural disasters in the past year, according to the reinsurance company Munich Re, have claimed lives and caused less damage to smaller than in 2008, according to December 29 BBC News. In its annual report, the company notes that the main reasons for this was the absence of major disasters and relatively mild hurricane season in the North Atlantic. Aggregate economic losses amounted in 2009 to $ 50 billion. Compared to $ 200 billion. In 2008. However, said Munich Re, the total number of destructive events were above long-term average: in 2009 there were registered 850. "Tendency to increase Read more [...]
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In the Rivne region, the rains have destroyed a third of the harvest

Heavy rains and hailstorms, which recently took place in Rivne region, has caused the agricultural enterprises damages totaling nearly 5 million UAH As UNIAN reported in the press service of the Rivne regional state administration, in General, the disaster has struck 11 thousands of hectares of crops. In these areas yield losses are 30%. According to preliminary estimates, the losses of farmers are estimated within 5 mln. At present, they specify the area of damage and the calculations of the lost amounts. The most affected crops crops in the North region, as well as in Rivne, Koretsky, Read more [...]
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Insurance market Lloyd's suffers huge losses

on September 21. Insurance market Lloyd#39;s of London said Wednesday that suffered huge losses in the first financial half-year due to the unprecedented number of major natural disasters, including the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. \"The Corporation has estimated the losses before taxes amounted to 697 million pounds (1,09 billion, 800 million euros) during the first half of the year, — said Chairman Lloyd#39;s in the official final report, noting that the requirements for insurance payments increased significantly. And this is compared with a profit of 628 million pounds for the Read more [...]
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2011 was the most devastating natural disasters ever in the history

Click to enlarge. 6 January. German reinsurer Munich Re indicated on Wednesday that insured losses from natural catastrophes in 2011 amounted to 105 billion compared to $ 42 billion in 2010. Thus, last year, which had several devastating earthquakes and many weather-related disasters has become the most devastating, if we talk about the losses from natural disasters. Total losses from natural disasters in 2011 reached 380 billion dollars compared to 152 billion in 2010 and average 113 billion over ten years from 2001 to 2010. The damage to the world economy almost two-thirds higher than Read more [...]
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Hurricane patted roofs in Novosibirsk

Hurricane ruffled rooftops and nerves people. On Monday, the area collapsed element, while losses are counted today. The boy's name is not given, but a nickname he already has: "Thunderbird." The light of day the child was asked just before the storm. Sergei Romanchin, chief medical Kochkovskaya CRH: "Just in the operating theater was torn 14 sheets of slate. Understandably, the roof was discovered: there was a pocket of one of the chambers of the surgical department. Fortunately, not affected operating, because at that time preparing cesarean section. The operation Read more [...]
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Hurricane patted roofs in Novosibirsk

Hurricane ruffled rooftops and nerves people. On Monday, the area collapsed element, while losses are counted today.The boy's name is not given, but a nickname he already has: "Thunderbird." The light of day the child was asked just before the storm.Sergei Romanchin, chief doctor Kochkovskaya CRH: "Just in the operating theater was torn 14 sheets of slate. Understandably, the roof was discovered: there was a pocket of one of the chambers of the surgical department. Fortunately, not affected operating, because at that time preparing cesarean section. The operation was successful. Read more [...]
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Raw on the way to the consumer

Coal mined in the context or in a mine, is sent to the consumer. And the way in wagons or cars lost many millions of tons of fuel. The fact is that on the one hand, the increased degree of fineness of coal during its production, on the other - have increased the speed of transport. And fine coal fractions easily blown from cars, trucks. With a particularly significant loss during transport of the most valuable products, such as the Kuznetsk coal and well dried concentrate processing plants. Thus, the delivery of fuel from Kuzbass in the European part of the country by rail from one car (50-60 Read more [...]
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Medical losses of troops-1

Nuclear weapons are the most powerful means of destruction and causing massive losses. An example is the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Nuclear weapons has several affecting factors: the shock wave, thermal radiation, ionizing radiation and radioactive contamination (see Nuclear Weapons), which determine the structure of sanitary losses. The shock wave and human exposure, in addition to the general concussion, causes various open and closed mostly damage. Open injuries occur from exposure to second-shells - broken glass, bricks, pieces of wood, etc., rushing with great speed force Read more [...]
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Medical losses troops

Medical losses troops - The loss of members of the armed forces during the war by the victims of enemy weapons, as well as patients admitted to health centers (hospitals) for more than a day. Medical losses should be distinguished from the total loss of troops, which include, besides health, so-called deadweight losses (killed, died of wounds before entering the clinics, missing and captured). Usually orders. loss (wounded) is significantly higher than the deadweight loss (killed). During World War I, this ratio was approximately 4:1, during the second world war, it has changed in the direction Read more [...]
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Military medical statistics

Military medical statistics exploring the levels and changes in the health status of servicemen, military medical losses; personnel and facilities, the amount, the nature and effectiveness of the medical service in peacetime and wartime. In peacetime, the military medical statistics gives a description of the physical development, health and disease troops uvolnyaemosti on health, mortality, and the activities of the medical service. This takes into account the conditions of military life and work. In wartime, military and medical statistics examines the size and nature of sanitary losses, location Read more [...]
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Sanitary and discard 1

Thus, from these results it can be concluded that the ratio of deadweight losses to the number of wounded and sick together is about 1: 4, only the wounded - 1: 1, and the latter to the number of patients on average - 1: 2.5. Almost the same (1: 1.93) the ratio of wounded to the number of patients was at the beginning of July 1813 in the hospitals and hospitals in Prussia, where Russian doctors treated their wounded and bolnyh.1 Of the various figures published many papers on the losses in the Russian army during World War II in 1812 the closest to the truth presented information published directly Read more [...]
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Sanitary and discards

The loss of troops in the wars of the XVIII century depended mainly on the disease, and only a relatively small number of retiring from the army due to injuries during the few battles. But in the Patriotic War of 1812, the situation has changed significantly. In connection with the development of military technology change in the scope and nature of combat casualties have risen sharply from injury, the number of deadweight losses. Already in the first period of the war, the three-day battle of Vitebsk Russian army lost 1245 men killed, missing and wounded 1184 2267 man. In the battle of Smolensk Read more [...]
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In Dagestan because of the intense cold vymerzli vineyards

February 21.In Dagestan, due to the abnormally cold vymerzli vineyards. Affected about 12,000 hectares of the best vines. Only the first estimates of the damage amounts to several hundred million rubles. The losses are so great that without government assistance to agricultural producers of the crisis can not get out. Report Marat Lugueva. Unprecedented for Dagestan frost destroyed almost 80% of all the vineyards of the Republic. Farmers count losses due to hundreds of millions of rubles. Yahya Hajiyev, director of the farm "Tatlyarsky": - It is 40 years old once. So, to us has Read more [...]
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2011 was the most ruinous to natural disasters in the history of

Click to enlarge. January 6. German reinsurer Munich Re said Wednesday that insured losses from natural catastrophes in 2011 totaled $ 105 billion, compared with 42 billion dollars in 2010. Thus, last year, which accounted for several devastating earthquakes and many weather-related disasters, has become the most ruinous, if we talk about losses from natural disasters. Total losses from natural disasters in 2011 reached 380 billion dollars compared to 152 billion dollars in 2010 and the average of 113 billion dollars over ten years from 2001 to 2010. The damage to the world economy by nearly Read more [...]
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Strange Weather

April 5. Newspaper New York Time reported on changes in the assessment of climate situation UN experts. Until now it was only to emphasize the global warming, but recent events make retrain happening in the framework of the "strange weather". Indeed, in the city of Mumbai (India) fell a day 900 millimeters of rain, which caused huge losses and thousands of victims. Simultaneously in the U.S. and the UK land remained almost dry in the winter, and many farmers do not plan to start processing their land before considering it useless. The number of storms and hurricanes is increasing day Read more [...]
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Water supply in the sea

Person being on board a rescue boat in the tropics, there is nowhere to hide from the heat coming from all sides: from the direct solar radiation, the rays reflected from the mirror surface of the ocean, from the hot sun shell boats. In the fight against overheating the body uses all safeguards and especially potovydelitelnuyu system that operates with maximum voltage. Water losses in the sun in the tropical zone of the ocean, sometimes reaching 740-810 g / h. However, with every drop of sweat lost by the increasing threat of dehydration. A paradoxical situation. On the one hand, the body must Read more [...]
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