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Pak ranks 5th among countries most vulnerable to climate change


Islamabad, Dec 04: Pakistan ranked fifth among countries, which are most vulnerable to climate change, according to a report released on Wednesday.

According to the Global Climate Risk Index, Pakistan lost 9,989 lives, suffered economic losses worth USD 3.8 billion and witnessed 152 extreme weather events from 1999 to 2018. Pakistan's vulnerability to climate change is increasing, the Dawn News quoted the report released by international think-tank Germanwatch.

The data indicates that the Pakistani government is not taking enough measures to cope with the challenges and risks that climate change poses to the country, experts said.

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