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These maps show the deadliest climate-related disasters for every part of the world since 1970

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The World Metereologial Organization recently released a report that catalogs extreme climate events from 1970 to 2012. We've created the maps below to show you the 10 climate disasters that caused the most fatalities in every world region. 

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The World




North America, Central America, & the Caribbean


South America






South-West Pacific