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Switzerland

WHO calls for stronger action on climate-related health risks

27 Aug 2014, WHO

Measures to adapt to climate change could also save lives around the world by ensuring that communities are better prepared to deal with the impact of heat, extreme weather, infectious disease and food insecurity...


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 2006 3,000
Flood 2005 2,500
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
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.


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