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Climate change puts 1.3bn people and $158tn at risk

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Flooding and drought will affect more people but few countries are planning for it, warns the World Bank. Photograph: Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images

Organisation urges better city planning and defensive measures to defend against rapid rise in climate change-linked disasters

May 16, 2016 — The global community is badly prepared for a rapid increase in climate change-related natural disasters that by 2050 will put 1.3 billion people at risk, according to the World Bank. Continue reading Climate change puts 1.3bn people and $158tn at risk