Are human actions making natural disasters more destructive?

CNN: As Pakistan struggles to recover after one of the worst floods in its history, questions are already being asked about how human decisions may have exacerbated the effects of this natural disaster. "Human activities have made the impacts of disasters more destructive," Claire Seaward, Oxfam, told CNN. In Pakistan, as in many countries around the world, a growing population has forced more and more people to live in vulnerable coastal areas and floodplains. "Increasingly, ......

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