Trends in hydro-met global hazards

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  • Trends in global hazards: hydro-met
    • Description and explanation
      • They are INCREASING20 in 1900, 400 in 2005
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      • More floods
        • changing rainfall patterns, building on floodplains and creating impermeable surfaces, deforestation
      • Tropical storms
        • Climate change and global warming increases them because hurricanes require higher temperatures
      • Droughts
        • Changing rainfall patterns, increasing population sizes making more people vulnerable


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