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Canadian cities top climate resiliency ranking

14 Apr 2014, E&E

'There's no perfect city, and they all have threats,' said Richard Barkham, global research director of Grosvenor, a real estate investment group, 'but I think there's a really enlightened approach to urban planning that you see in Canada,' A new report published by Grosvenor ranks cities' resiliency to climate change...


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1984 30,000
Flood 1997 29,000
Wildfire 1989 25,000
Flood 1996 12,000
Wildfire 1998 8,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
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