WRI: Number of people affected annually by flooding set to double by 2030

Cecilia Keating
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The WRI's report comes as major floods devastated the north of England in late 2019
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The WRI's report comes as major floods devastated the north of England in late 2019

WRI warns that flooding could aggravate coronavirus crisis in South and Southeast Asia and Africa, urging for increased investment globally in flood prevention

The number of people annually impacted by coastal and river flooding is expected to double from 72 million to 147 million over the next 10 years, research by influential think tank the World Resources...

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