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5 Per cent GDP to be Hit If Coastal Flooding not Addressed
Many developing nations would experience annual damage of over five per cent of their national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) if no coastal...
India, Pak, Peru, China At Higher Risk of Glacier Flooding
Glacier Melting/ flooding put the life of millions across the world, especially in four countries – India, Pakistan, Peru, and China –...
World to face worst coastal flooding
With the world facing one of the worst climate changes, the coastal regions will see a 50 per cent flooding in 80 years, which...
World’s Most Neglected Displacement Crises 2022
Burkina Faso tops the list of the world’s most neglected displacement crises, according to a new report from the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).
Flash drought to Increase Impact on Agriculture
In a new study, researchers said that rapid development of unexpected drought, called flash drought, could severely affect agricultural and ecological systems with ripple effects that extend even further.
East Asian, Pacific Children – Most Exposed to Climate Change
More than any other region, children in the East Asia and Pacific region are highly exposed to climate related disasters, according to the latest UNICEF regional report.
Sky Scrapers to Bury New York
New York is sinking, and what makes its sink? A new study shows that the city’s skyscrapers are bringing it down. The new study that modelled the geology beneath the city compared to satellite data showed its footprint is collapsing into Earth.
258 Million People Faced Acute Food Insecurity
The number of people experiencing acute food insecurity and requiring urgent food, nutrition, and livelihood assistance increased for the fourth consecutive year in 2022, according to the latest Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC). The report said that over a quarter of a billion people face acute hunger, and people in seven countries are on the brink of starvation.
Ten Countries At Most Climate Risk
Climate change is causing new humanitarian crises and accelerating existing ones in vulnerable communities around the world. Which countries are at most risk of climate disaster? A new analysis International Rescue Committee (IRC) shows that ten countries are at most risk.
Protecting people From Coastal hazards Can’t Wait
With about 40 per cent of the world's population living within 100 kilometres of the coast, UN agencies and experts call for...