From 1995 to 2017, floods, storms, droughts and earthquakes caused almost 77 billion euros in damage in Europe, of which 43.5 billion directly linked to natural disasters and 33.4 billion resulting from economic links with areas affected by disasters natural. This was revealed by the research project Titan, carried out by the European program Espon, specialized in the analysis of regional policies.

According to the study, Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe were hit hardest in economic terms. Between 1981 and 2010, windstorms and floods caused 76% of the damage estimated by the researchers.

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