People in low income countries are four times more likely to die in natural disasters


People in low-income countries are four times more likely to die in natural disasters than those in high-income countries.

World Bank, "World Development Report: Agriculture for Development," (Washington, D.C., 2008). http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTWDRS/Resources/477365-132759904633... [verified 4/15/14]

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