Flooding will affect double the number of people worldwide by 2030

Flooding will affect double the number of people worldwide by 2030


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The number of people harmed by floods will double worldwide by 2030, according to a new analysis. The World Resources Institute, a global research group, found that 147 million people will be hit by floods from rivers and coasts annually by the end of the decade, compared with 72 million people just 10 years ago. Damages to urban property will soar from $174bn to $712bn per year…

Read Full Article, Guardian UK (04-23-2020)

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