Asian Countries Among Those With Most Economic Risk Due to Flooding: Maplecroft

19 Feb 2014 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom

The fourth annual Natural Hazards Risk Atlas, developed by global risk analytics company Maplecroft, identifies the United States, China, India, Bangladesh, Germany, Japan, and the United Kingdom as the seven countries with the greatest risk to their economic output from flooding.Maplecroft also warns in its updated online resource, published this month, that the situation could get worse with climate change. The atlas assessed 197 countries on their physical and economic exposure to 12 types of natural hazards including flooding, storm surges, earthquakes and tsunamis.The report is produced annually to help companies and insurers identify global risks to assets...

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