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Damage to coastal infrastructure from storm surges, floods may reach 9% of global GDP

Damage to the world’s coastal infrastructure as a result of flooding, sea level rise, and coastline development is expected to cost as much as 9 percent of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) according to a new report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

Read the full Homeland Security News Wire article here.

Access the full PNAS Coastal flood damage and adaptation costs under 21st century sea-level rise report.

 

 

 

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