Natural disaster

Firefighters protect houses from bushfires in Nowra, New South Wales © AFP via Getty Images
Australia creates $2bn agency to tackle wildfires
Bangladeshi farmers have lost crops but national reserves of rice will soften blow to rice stocks. © Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Bangladeshi rice growers suffer heavy losses
Tropical Cyclone Idai stormed through the continent for over two weeks, with high winds and flooding causing devastation. © Gokhan Balci/Getty Images
Cyclone Idai destroyed $1bn worth of infrastructure
Victims of Cyclone Idai need 86,000 tonnes of commodities
Hundreds of thousands of cattle feared lost to flooding
Typhoon Hato could cost Hong Kong $1bn
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Sony earnings take 115bn yen hit from Japanese quakes
Business costs escalate following Kyushu earthquake
Houses damaged by the earthquake in Japan © Press Association Images
Japan quake halts car production
Trucks caught in the flooding in Queensland. © Press Association Images
Cost of Australian natural disasters 'double what was previously thought'
How would natural disasters affect the world’s major cities?