Climate Change and Disasters in Asia and the Pacific
Infographic | 7 August 2019
Climate change and disasters threaten the long-term sustainability of development in Asia and the Paciﬁc. The region has experienced a signiﬁcant increase in the number, intensity, and impact of extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones, ﬂoods, droughts, and heat waves. Geophysical hazards, including earthquakes and tsunamis, have also caused signiﬁcant loss of lives and economic damage.