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Which Countries Are Most at Risk From Super Storms and Extreme Weather?

An index, compiled from figures supplied by the giant re-insurance company Munich Re, lists 10 countries most affected in 2012 and the long-term climate risk from loss of life and damage.

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The top ten for 1993 to 2012 are Honduras, Myanmar, Haiti, Nicaragua, Bangladesh, Vietnam, the Philippines, the Dominican Republic and Mongolia (equal 8th), and Thailand and Guatemala (equal 10th). 

Paul Brown was the environment correspondent for The Guardian newspaper for 16 years and has worked in newspaper journalism for more than 40 years. He has written extensively about climate change, population, biodiversity, pollution, energy, desertification, and ocean management. Brown has appeared in and written television documentaries on environmental issues, contributed to books on green politics, and is the author of several books on the environment. www.globalwarningbook.com
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