Asia is a worst hit region by sudden impact disasters; include floods, earthquakes, tidal waves, tropical storms, volcanic eruptions, and landslides. Sudden impact disasters Floods are the type of natural disaster most frequently associated with sudden migration of large populations and food shortages. Earthquakes cause the greatest number of deaths and overwhelming infrastructural damage.
Asian countries including Pakistan face the greatest risk from severe climate change, which could force millions of people to flee their homes and trigger environmental migration, according to an Asian Development Bank report. The report titled "Climate Change and Migration in Asia and the Pacific" says Bangladesh, India, Maldives and Pakistan face the greatest risk, but Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, China and South Korea are also especially vulnerable.
Over 42 million people across the world and 30 million just from Asia were forced to flee due to Natural hazard'sRead More »from Asia Worst Hit Region - by NaseemSheikh