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More and more people are getting into bigger trouble

Friday 2 Dec 16 9:00am

In 2015, Northern Australia was battered by two potent tropical cyclones within six hours on the same day, Cyclone Lam and Cyclone Marcia
By JANE McADAM | On average, one person is displaced each second by a disaster-related hazard. In global terms, thatís about 26 million people a year.

Most move within their own countries, but some are forced across international borders. As climate change continues, more frequent and extreme weather events are expected to put more people in harmís way.

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