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Maplecroft: Climate change vulnerability index 2013 – Most at risk cities

 Maplecroft
Original title: Climate change vulnerability index 2013 – Most at risk cities

This map is part of Maplecroft’s Climate Change Vulnerability Index (CCVI), which forms a central pillar of the Maplecroft’s 5th annual Climate Change and Environmental Risk Atlas. The map ranks the 10 cities which are most at risk. Dhaka, Bangladesh, (ranked 1st), Manila, the Philippines (2), Bangkok, Thailand (3), Yangon, Myanmar (4), Jakarta, Indonesia (5), Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam (6) and Kolkata, India (7) emerged as the most at risk from the changing temperatures and weather systems that are forecast to take hold in the coming years. Mumbai, India, Chennai, India and Lagos, Nigeria are in the High risk category.

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  • Themes:Climate Change, Environment & Ecosystems, Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Countries/Regions:Bangladesh, India, Nigeria, Philippines, Thailand, Viet Nam

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/29649

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