By 2030, flooding and extreme weather could cost South Asian countries US$215 billion every year

Published: 13/09/2017
By 2030, flooding and extreme weather could cost South Asian countries US$215 billion every year
Source: WWW.SCMP.COM

As global attention focused on hurricanes Harvey and Irma, more than 41 million people across South Asia battled floods and displacement.  From Afghanistan in the west to Bangladesh in the east, floods could cost South Asia – home to a fourth of the world’s people – as much as US$215 billion each year by 2030, according to the World Resources Institute’s global fl

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