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Pakistan

Climate Risk Country Profile - Pakistan

KEY MESSAGES Pakistan faces rates of warming considerably above the global average with a potential rise of 1.3°C–4.9°C by the 2090s over the 1986–2005 baseline. The range in possible temperature...

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Indonesia

Climate Risk Country Profile - Indonesia

KEY MESSAGES Projections of temperature rise for Indonesia are hindered by the lack of fine resolution modelling. Most projections suggest that overall warming could be less than the global average...

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Nepal

Climate Risk Country Profile - Nepal

KEY MESSAGES • Warming in Nepal is projected to be higher than the global average. By the 2080s, Nepal is projected to warm by 1.2°C–4.2°C, under the highest emission scenario, RCP8.5, as compared to...

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Maldives

Climate Risk Country Profile - Maldives

KEY MESSAGES Maldives experiences a consistently warm climate and has already experienced warming trends, with increases of 0.8°C between 1978 and 2018. Future projections are clouded by the...

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Timor-Leste

Managing the COVID-19 Outbreak in Timor-Leste

Introduction Timor-Leste acted rapidly on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic with a two-pronged approach. First, it put in place a system of health controls to keep the disease at bay, and...

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Fiji

ADB Provides FJD 2 Million Grant to Fiji After Cyclone Yasa

SUVA, FIJI (24 December 2020) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today approved a $1 million (about 2 million Fijian dollars) grant to the Government of Fiji to help fund priority recovery activities...

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Afghanistan

Climate Risk Country Profile - Afghanistan

KEY MESSAGES Afghanistan faces rates of warming higher than the global average with a potential rise of 1.4°C–5.4°C by the 2080s and the 2090s, compared with the baseline of 1986–2005. The range in...

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