Nov 30 2017
Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network
A third of the natural disasters that have occurred around the world in the last three decades have been in Asia. Asia’s cities—among the areas in the world most vulnerable to climate change events—are growing rapidly: By 2025, 30 of the world’s megacities, or urban areas with populations exceeding 10 million, will be in Asia. Yet by mid-century, the region could face annual disaster losses exceeding $19 billion.