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The Andes

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Mt St Helens

57 deaths

Cost $175

Ash on 11 US states

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Nyiragongo

147 deaths

350,000 fled to Rwanda

120,000 homeless

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Yellowstone

1000km^3 roch and ash

100 km pyroclastic flow

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Kobe

Magnitude: 7.2

6434 deaths

300,000 homeless

$102 billion

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Haiti

Magnitude: 7.0

230,000 deaths

1,000,000 homeless

43 countries sent aid

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Indian Ocean

250,000 deaths

14 countries affected

500,000 homeless

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Bangladesh

600 deaths

30,000,000 homeless

$7 billion

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Tewkesbury

13 deaths

50,000 homes affected

£3.2 billion

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Three Gorges Dam

$25 billion

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Kielder Water

£167 million

7 families rehomed

300,000 visitors per year

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East Anglia

Tourism worth £5 million

Thames Barrier protects £80 billion of properties

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Maldives

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Keyhaven Marsh

£5 million

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Barton On Sea

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Minehead

Reduced costs from £21 million to £12.3 million

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Wallasea Island

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