Who suffers most from extreme weather events? Weather-related loss events in 2013 and 1994 to 2013

According to the Climate Risk Index, less developed countries are generally more affected than industrialised countries. The countries affected most in 2013 were the Philippines, Cambodia and India. For the period from 1994 to 2013 Honduras, Myanmar and Haiti rank highest. Regarding future climate change, the Climate Risk Index may serve as a red flag for already existing vulnerability that may further increase in regions where extreme events will become more frequent or more severe due to climate change.

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
Short title (alternative/varying form of title) Briefing paper, The Global Climate Risk Index 2015
Topics
  • Climate change
  • Disasters and emergency response
  • Land
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Myanmar
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Version / Edition November 2014
Date uploaded 2016-06-23T12:14:16.605001
Date modified 2016-06-24T11:16:23.689411
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Co-author (individual) S. Kreft, D. Eckstein, L. Junghans, C. Kerestan and U. Hagen
ISBN number 978-3-943704-23-5
Publication place Bonn
Publisher Germanwatch e.V.
Publication date 2014
Pagination 32