Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

 

Haiti, Philippines and Pakistan Most Affected by Catastrophe

Warsaw, Nov 12, 2013 — In the shadow of human catastrophe wreaked by typhoon in the Philippines, Germanwatch presented its ninth annual Global Climate Risk Index highlighting Haiti, the Philipines and Pakistan as countries most affected by natural disasters. “The index shows that the most severe weather related catastrophes in 2012 occurred in Haiti, Philippines and Pakistan,” said Sönke Kreft, team leader International Climate Policy at Germanwatch and co-author of the index. “The landfall of Hurricane Sandy in the US dominated international news in October 2012. Yet, it was Haiti – theRead More