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New Year ushers in high-impact weather

WMO

2019 has started where 2018 left off - with extreme weather causing disruptions, damages and fatalities. While Australia has experienced severe heatwaves, intense winter storms have hit Europe and some of the Middle East, with forecasts predicting further cold and wet conditions. Halfway across the world, floods have ravaged parts of South America.

  • 40 million Nigerians at risk of flooding – NEMA

    Punch, The

    According to Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency, 20 percent of the country's estimated 200 million people are at risk of some sort of flooding - a total of approximately 40 million people. The agency has thus decided to implement risk reduction measures and establish a federal coordinating unit to identify critical locations and take action.

  • Climate change is making construction, fishing and other industries riskier

    Conversation Media Group, the

    Climate change will affect the construction, fishing and agriculture sectors with a variety of hazards that will disrupt operations and workers' health. To cope, these industries are implementing technical and engineering innovations that will mitigate increasingly severe impacts.

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