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23 Jul 2014 description
report Maplecroft

Over the last 12 months, global fatalities from acts of terrorism have risen 30% compared to the previous five year average, according to a new security monitoring service from global risk analytics company Maplecroft, which also identifies China, Egypt, Kenya and Libya as seeing the most significant increases in the risk of terrorist attacks.

27 Jun 2014 description
report Maplecroft

Violent attacks on civilians in and around Mpeketoni between 15 and 17 June 2014 have underscored a further deterioration in Kenya’s security environment. Heavily armed gunmen killed over 60 people in the attacks, making them the most deadly since the September 2013 assault on Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall by Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabaab. According to data from Maplecroft’s Terrorism Dashboard, 120 people have been killed and 232 injured by terrorist incidents since January 2014, most of which have been attributed to al-Shabaab.

30 Oct 2013 description
report Maplecroft

Cities of Dhaka, Mumbai, Manila, Kolkata, Bangkok most at risk

New research by global risk analytics company Maplecroft, has revealed that 31% of global economic output will be based in countries facing ‘high’ or ‘extreme risks’ from the impacts of climate change by the year 2025 – a 50% increase on current levels and more than double since the company began researching the issue in 2008.