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Thu Mar 5, 2015, 01:47 PM

Global flood toll to triple by 2030

Climate change and population growth are driving the increase, according to the World Resources Institute (WRI).
The centre says this is the first public analysis of all world data on current and future river-flood risks.

It demonstrates some 20 million people are at risk of being affected by flooding, and it costs almost 65bn in GDP.

According to the new evaluation, in just 15 years time these numbers could rise to around 50 million people with an annual potential cost to the world economy of around 340bn.


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muriel_volestrangler Mar 2015 OP
truebrit71 Mar 2015 #1

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Thu Mar 5, 2015, 02:42 PM

1. Pretty soon you're talking real numbers....


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