14 Mar 2014, WSL
Southern Switzerland emerges as a hotspot of the effects of climate change, according to a new study, 'CH2014-Impacts'. Among its findings, bark beetle is putting spruce trees all over Switzerland under increasing pressure as an additional generation of pests could hatch each year due to the rising temperatures...
|Disaster||Date||Affected||(no. of people)|
|Mass mov. wet||1988||2,000|
|Mass mov. wet||2000||1,500|
|Mass mov. wet||2002||231|
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08 *: Including tsunami
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