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The Economic Costs of Natural Disasters

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The Economic Costs of Natural Disasters

The Economic Costs of Natural Disasters

The Economic Costs of Natural Disasters

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To aid tsunami victims, money is needed to provide clean water, food and adequate shelter. And while damages could cost an estimated $14 billion, no one is exactly sure how this natural disaster will impact the region's economy.

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C. Fred Bergsten, director, Institute for International Economics