Haiti worst-hit by extreme weather in 2012

Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy - Flooding in Haiti
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.

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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