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Costliest storms

Costliest storms | Ms. Postlethwaite's Human Geography Page | Scoop.it

In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, that hit the Philippines on Saturday, the death toll estimate is at 10,000 and the number of displaced is more than 600,000. [This] is a list of the costliest storms since 1990, ranked by estimated cost of damages.


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Top 7 Websites for creating Future Cities

Top 7 Websites for creating Future Cities | Ms. Postlethwaite's Human Geography Page | Scoop.it

Over 50% of the world's population now lives in cities, so the conditions are ripe for improving, adjusting and rethinking the urban landscape and city life. The web flourishes with digital platforms for community discussion, since now it’s city dwellers - rather than governing executives - that actively take part in city-related decision-making...
Check out the following seven websites that harness the power, wisdom and knowledge of the crowds to cultivate smarter future cities.


Via Lauren Moss, Betsy Smalley
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