Advocacy Resources

Annual damage from floods in South Asia, 1970–2016

Date
26 Mar 2018
Publisher
Asia-Pacific SDG Partnership

South Asia has suffered greatly: between 1970 and 2016, 35 percent of floods in the region occurred here, with devastating effects on people across this subregion. There were considerable financial losses in the subregion, but also major losses of life and impacts on people’s well-being.