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The heaviest rain in Seoul in 115 years has spurred the South Korean capital to revive a $1.15 billion plan to improve drainage after floods exposed how even the affluent Gangnam district is vulnerable to climate change-driven extreme weather.
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This week's deluge brought the heaviest rains in 115 years in Seoul, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration. At least 10 people have perished due to the torrential rain that has swept across the northern part of the country since Monday.
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Panorama od old town and mountains of Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
COP27 host Sharm El-Sheikh has set its sights on being recognized as a global leader in urban disaster resilience.
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The national climate change adaptation measures involve the co-ordination and co-operation of 13 government agencies to implement 87 major projects across 10 sectors: public health, disaster management and infrastructure, agriculture, forestry, marine and

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This G20 Climate Risk Atlas factsheets sheds light on the risks faced by South Korea. The G20 Climate Risk Atlas is the contribution of the CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change to ensure attentive and well-informed climate action
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The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
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