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Humanity on 'spiral of self-destruction' as disasters rise, UN warns

A man smokes a cigarette in front of a damaged house after an earthquake in China.

In the past two decades, between 350 and 500 medium-sized to major disasters were recorded annually. Image: REUTERS/Aly Song

Beh Lih Yi
Correspondent, Thomas Reuters Foundation
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