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

The Ethiopian drought remains one of the world's worst climate disasters ever. Are more like it in our future?

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. 

Related: Calamity Calling: A global investigation into global climate change


The World




North America, Central America, & the Caribbean


South America






South-West Pacific