Issue Date: Nov 15, 2013
Posted on: 23 Dec, 2013
Second only to Haiti in list of most-affected nations on climate risk index
The Philippines, which is still counting its losses from typhoon Haiyan that ravaged the island nation this month, has been rated among the three countries worst affected by weather-related events last year.
Haiti was the worst affected while Pakistan ranks third, according to a new report, Global Climate Risk Index 2014, released by NGO Germanwatch based in Bonn.