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10 countries hardest hit by weather disasters

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In the last 20 years, weather-related disasters have claimed 606,000 lives and left 4.1 billion people injured, homeless or in need of emergency assistance. The Human Cost of Weather Related Disasters (1995-2015) report from the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Protection (UNISDR) provides an analysis of a 20-year time frame. Asia experienced the worst effects of the weather, with China and India ranking first and second respectively…

 

Climate change disaster is biggest threat to global economy in 2016, say experts

A catastrophe caused by climate change is seen as the biggest potential threat to the global economy in 2016, according to a survey of 750 experts conducted by the World Economic Forum. The annual assessment of risks conducted by the WEF before its annual meeting in Davos on 20-23 January showed that global warming had catapulted its way to the top of the list of concerns…

 

Amy Winehouse Foundation Resilience Programme

The Amy Winehouse Foundation Resilience Programme is a groundbreaking drug and alcohol awareness and prevention programme for secondary schools delivered in partnership with Addaction. Trained and accredited volunteers use their own experiences of substance misuse and recovery to educate students, parents and teachers about the triggers for substance misuse and what can be done to prevent it…

 

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