73 percent of Mexican municipalities vulnerable to climatic disasters per report

Posted on July 28, 2012 • Filed under: Enviromental Issues, Mexico, TRAVEL, Weather/Climate

laopinion.com.mx reported: According to the study Climate Vulnerability Index (CVI) of the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness (IMCO), 73.2% of the municipalities in Mexico are vulnerable to climate disasters by lack of infrastructure, information, poverty and marginalization.
Those considered as “very vulnerable” are concentrated in Veracruz, Mexico State, Oaxaca, Puebla and Colima.
However, 33 municipalities are the most vulnerable, led by Tlilapan, Nogales, Rafael Delgado, Orizaba, Veracruz-Villa del Carbon, in the State of Mexico, and Jilotepec, also in the coastal state.
According to IMCO, the Mexican cities are not prepared for unusual weather phenomena, but also provides the impact on cities that have constant conditions. Read Article

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