10) The Red Cross Has Commented on World Disasters

There have been plenty, actually. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have recently begun calling on the international humanitarian sector to do more to respond to the needs of the world’s most vulnerable people. They documented 3,751 “natural hazards” for the past ten years. (Whoa — that’s more than one a day. No wonder people are stressed.) They determined that 84.2% of these had been triggered by bad weather. (Now might be a good time to download that weather app on your phone.) Some 134 million people needed assistance this year. Read the entire 8-chapter report at…

https://media.ifrc.org/ifrc/world-disaster-report-2018/

(Thanks to Kelly and Michèle for pointing us to this resource.)

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