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Disaster Aftereffects Cause Similar Amount Of Life Years Lost As TB, U.N. Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Disasters have same human impact as tuberculosis: U.N.
“Deaths, economic damage, and other negative impacts from disasters have caused losses equivalent to 42 million life years annually since 1980, a measure that is comparable to the burden of tuberculosis worldwide, the United Nations said…” (Rowling, 3/4).