"GLOBAL ISSUES, LEADERSHIP CHOICES":
The Global Climate Risk Index, based on 20 years of data (1996-2015), finds the 10 countries that have experienced the greatest impact from weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heat waves, etc.) have been Honduras, Myanmar, Haiti, Nicaragua, Philippines, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Vietnam, Guatemala, and Thailand. There is a high degree of variability from year to year, though, depending on annual monsoon and storm patterns. For instance, in 2015, the most impacted countries were Mozambique, Dominica, Malawi, India, and Vanuatu. A variety of factors, including substandard housing and reliance on agriculture, make less developed countries particularly vulnerable to extreme weather events. germanwatch.org/de/download/16411.pdf
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