SDG 13: Climate Action

Natural disasters are occurring more frequently with increased ferocity, UN says 

A house is seen submerged in mud after flash floods swept through a Radda Village, as several people were killed and dozens remain missing, in North Luwu in Sulawesi, Indonesia July 14, 2020, Picture taken July, 14 2020. Antara Foto/Hariandi Hafidi/via REUTERS  ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. INDONESIA OUT. - RC2ETH9AXTA6

Drought, floods, earthquakes, wildfires and extreme temperature events cause worldwide damage. Image: Reuters/ Antara Foto Agency

Stephanie Nebehay
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