Natural disaster

Extreme flooding hits coal supply chains
"Natural disasters can send powerful shocks rippling through the global economy" © Getty Images
How natural disasters 'cascade through supply chains'
Extreme weather hits computer chip supply chains
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