SDG 13: Climate Action

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

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

Stephanie Nebehay
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