Natural disasters have increased in frequency in Commonwealth countries.

Source: EM-DAT: The Emergency Events Database – Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) – CRED – Brussels – Belgium

Natural disasters have increased in frequency in Commonwealth countries. Countries are at risk from changes in climate patterns and have witnessed increased frequency of natural disasters. Moreover, greater number of people are affected today than ever before.

Historical Comparison of Frequency of Natural Disasters between Commonwealth Regions

Natural disasters include droughts, earthquakes, flood, storms and wildfires.