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Climate change from a wholistic perspective

22 Jul 2014, PIA

Identifying vulnerabilities is essential in each case since the 'characteristics and circumstances of a community, system or asset make it susceptible to the damaging effects of a hazard,' said founding and current member of the Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network Merlie 'Milet' Mendoza...


General Facts
  • Population: 3,938 million (2005)
  • Density: 124 per sq km
  • Total Area: 31,870 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
*: reported