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Overall losses from natural disasters increased significantly in 2016. At US$ 175bn, they were at their highest level for four years. Against this background, the latest issue of Topics Geo magazine takes a detailed look at the subject of resilience: how losses can be prevented and reduced, and how the consequences of disasters can be overcome as quickly as possible.