Floods in Asia and heat waves in Central and South Europe

“Heavy rainfalls in Pakistan, India and the Northern England and heat waves in Greece, Italy and Romania are indications of what might happen more frequently and more severely across the globe as a consequence of the global warming”, said Sálvano Briceño, director of the UN International strategy for Disaster Reduction secretariat. Recent reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predict increased rainfalls and higher temperatures as evidence of climate change.
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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