NATURAL DISASTERS IN FRANCE
REPORT FOR 1982 - 2017
FOCUS ON THREE MAJOR EVENTS FOR 2017
The year 2017 was marked by an event of exceptional magnitude in terms of intensity, the difficulty of predicting its arrival and the problems it posed in respect to reconstruction.
Its name was Hurricane Irma and it struck the French islands of Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy in the Antilles from September 5 to 7, 2017. Today, the damages caused by the hurricane are estimated to be between € 1.9 to 2 billion...