Disaster damage down in 2009

Disaster damage down in 2009

Munich Re, a leading global re-insurance group based in Germany, said Tuesday that natural catastrophes took many fewer lives and caused much less damage on average in 2009 than in the previous decade's average.

Trains cancelled as storm ‘Nadine’ ravages Germany

Trains cancelled as storm ‘Nadine’ ravages Germany

Frankfurt airport grinds to a halt as storms hit Germany

Frankfurt airport grinds to a halt as storms hit Germany

Long-distance trains start running again after hurricane

Long-distance trains start running again after hurricane

Long-distance trains cancelled across Germany until further notice due to hurricane

Long-distance trains cancelled across Germany until further notice due to hurricane

Incoming storm: Hurricane-force winds on the way to Germany

Incoming storm: Hurricane-force winds on the way to Germany

Seven lives claimed by Storm Niklas

Seven lives claimed by Storm Niklas

Storm Niklas kills at least three, stops trains

Storm Niklas kills at least three, stops trains

Germany gives €1m and manpower to Philippines

Germany gives €1m and manpower to Philippines