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Catastrophic floods have hit Pakistan in recent weeks that have killed over 1,000 people, displaced close to 500,000 and impacted the lives of over 30 million residents. The floods have left more than one-third of the country submerged in water.
United Nations Environment Programme
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.
Thomson Reuters
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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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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