Haiti worst-hit by extreme weather in 2012

Haiti, the Philippines and Pakistan were the countries worst-hit by weather extremes in 2012, according to a global climate risk index released Tuesday on the sidelines of UN climate talks in Poland.

Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy - Flooding in Haiti
Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy - Flooding in Haiti

Hurricanes Isaac and Sandy were responsible for leaving 200,000 Haitians homeless and devastating farmlands on the Caribbean island, which is still recovering from a calamitous 2010 earthquake, reported the 2014 Global Climate Risk Index from the environmental advocacy group Germanwatch.

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