Vietnam's growing flood threat

Hanoi Vietnam

In recent years, we've seen extensive commentary around the potential impact of climate change on future weather patterns. Vietnam lies in the tropical cyclone belt, making it vulnerable to natural disasters, including typhoons, droughts, landslides and flood.  Global climate models indicate that in 20 to 50 years’ time, there will be a much higher frequency of extreme flooding in South-East Asia. However the latest research from JBA Risk Management indicates that extensive flood claims may