Nature will always be an unprecedented force to be reckoned with, despite the preparations that governments, enterprises, and non-governmental (NGO) organizations worldwide put into place. From 1998 to 2017, earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, storms, droughts, heatwaves, and other extreme weather events killed 1.3 million people and cost the world economy an estimated $520 billion. The economic and operational losses caused by these natural disasters alongside other disasters can overwhelm unprepared businesses. In 2019, 409 natural disaster events were recorded worldwide, resulting in economic losses of $232 billion – just 3 percent below the average annual losses for this century. As extreme…
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