According to Germanwatch, analysis of more than 11,000 extreme weather events showed that nearly 480,000 people died in the past two decades, of which Puerto Rico, Myanmar and Haiti were the places most affected. Germanwatch has also assessed the impact of extreme weather events that have occurred since 2000, especially the 2019 storm season, with massive storms and tornadoes devastating large areas of the Caribbean, East Africa. and South Asia.
The results show that poor and vulnerable countries are facing enormous challenges in dealing with the consequences of extreme weather events. Therefore, these countries need urgent financial and technical assistance.
Vietnam News Agency