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Severe heat and cold top list of deadly natural hazards

Data compilation by region, type of hazards shows deaths from more frequent events accumulate into significant numbers

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7:19pm, December 16, 2008

Before you buy that beautiful ranch house in West Texas, check this map.

Researchers have assembled a comprehensive map showing the number of deaths caused by natural hazards between 1970 and 2004. The map, published online December 16 in the Intern

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