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The total cost of global climate damage in 2018 was about $ 100 billion and caused irreparable losses, according to an analysis of global climate extremes in the same year.
In its new report, Christian Aid highlighted the 10 most cost-effective climate extremes, from drought in Australia to high heat waves in Europe, to floods in India and forest fires in California, and the analysis linked these extreme events to climate change.
According to the report, four of the top 10 natural disasters caused losses of over $ 7 billion, including hurricanes Florence and Michael, which struck the United States, parts of Central America and the Caribbean in September and October, and killed thousands of people.
Hurricane Florence was estimated to cost about $ 17 billion, while Hurricane Michael cost about $ 15 billion.
The cost of fires in California and other parts of the United States, which killed at least 85 people, ranged between $ 8.5 billion and $ 13 billion, as follows: California Fire Camp Fire estimated losses of between $ 7 billion and $ 10 billion, Woolsey Fire, "and cost between $ 1.5 billion and $ 3 billion.
Japan's floods have cost $ 7 billion in damage, killing at least 230 people, while the cost of Hurricane Jebe and heatwaves hit the country at $ 2.3 billion to $ 5.5 billion.
The drought in Europe in 2018 led to material losses of $ 7.5 billion, and heatwaves in Europe this year recorded record highs, alongside the years 1976, 2003 and 2006.