World in Progress: 1.5 disasters a day by 2030?
| 06:18 mins.
We are in a spiral of self-destruction, the UN warned this week. If we keep going on the current trajectory, the world is set to face 1.5 disasters a day – or 560 a year, by 2030. The bottom line is: We are severely underestimating the risks and are doing too little to protect ourselves. DW speaks to Ricardo Mena, Director of the UN's Office for Disaster Risk Reduction.