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Lebanon

Lebanon: Climate change - The elephant in the room

15 Aug 2014, Daily Star, the

Lebanon faces multiple climate change related hazards. Assaad W. Razzouk, clean energy entrepreneur, investor and commentator lists sea level rise, severe droughts, water stress and crop yield degradation, the problem of climate refugees and the strains on human health in his opinion piece...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1992 104,075
Flood 2003 17,000
Flood 1987 1,500
Storm 2002 500
Wildfire 2007 15
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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