Global Cities Most Exposed to Risk
Swiss Res global ranking highlights the threat of earthquakes and flooding to growing population centers in Asia, home to eight of the 10 most at-risk cities.
INN Breaking News, September 18, 2013
Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York, in that order, top Swiss Re’s ranking of American and Canadian cities under threat of disaster. Globally, Tokyo and many cities along the Pacific Rim surpassed Los Angeles, which ranked ninth overall, according to Swiss Re’s new study, titled “Mind the Risk: Insight into the Exposure of Urban Centers to Natural Catastrophes.”
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