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This is followed by Group E at €1,296, Group C (dioxins and PCBs) at €1,000, Group B (metals) at €970 and, finally, Group D at €627, on average. The costliest in Group A are hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and hydro- fluorocarbons (HFCs), at €2,500 and above. (...) In the case of outsourced monitoring of emissions to water, the costliest pollutants to monitor (on average within group) are those in Group C (€193), followed by Group D (€137), while the other groups are inexpensive to monitor (between €58 and €78). (...) For in-housed analyses to control emissions to water, facilities tend to use only measurements, not calculations or estimation techniques. One of the most frequently used tools is a spectrophotometer (under ultraviolet or Infra-red or by atomic absorption).
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Score: 1666351.4 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...ECE/MP.PRTR/WG.1/2011/3&Lang=E
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Heatwaves, hurricanes, floods: 2017 costliest year ever for extreme weather and climate events, says UN | | UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation Language: العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search the United Nations Search Advanced Search Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv   Subscribe Audio Hub Heatwaves, hurricanes, floods: 2017 costliest year ever for extreme weather and climate events, says UN OCHA/Sheldon Casimir Surveying the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Dominica. Maria was one of several storms that devastated the Caribbean region during the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. 22 March 2018 Climate and Environment Hurricanes, monsoon floods and continuing severe drought made 2017 the costliest year ever for severe weather and climate events, according to a new report by the United Nations weather agency launched on the eve of World Meteorological Day . (...) According to the report, the North Atlantic hurricane season was not only the costliest ever for the United States, but it also eradicated decades of small Caribbean islands’ development gains.
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Score: 1593404.5 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/03/1005631
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Moreover, weather-related disasters caused some $320 billion in economic damage, making 2017 the costliest year ever for such losses. In social as well as economic terms, the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season was devastating, washing away decades of development in an instant. (...) climate change | Paris Agreement Related Stories More than 65 million ‘low-carbon jobs’ can be created by 2030: UN-backed Climate Summit urges action ‘to the next level’ UN chief appoints former New York Mayor as Special Envoy for Climate Action Climate Action Special Envoy Bloomberg pledges $4.5 million to help UN fight climate change in line with the Paris Agreement News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue Heatwaves, hurricanes, floods: 2017 costliest year ever for extreme weather and climate events, says UN 22 March 2018 Climate and Environment Hurricanes, monsoon floods and continuing severe drought made 2017 the costliest year ever for severe weather and climate events, according to a new report by the United Nations weather agency launched on the eve of World Meteorological Day .
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Score: 1479749.6 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/03/1006271
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Hurricane Maria was one of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded in the Caribbean, causing more than 300 casualties and over US$90 billion in economic losses, making it the third costliest tropical cyclone on record and the costliest in Puerto Rican history. (...) Preliminary estimates put it as the costliest hurricane season on record with total economic losses in the region of US$280 billion.
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Score: 1440447.3 - https://www.undrr.org/news/early-warning-review-caribbean
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Hurricane Katrina, which hit the United States in 2005, was the costliest disaster, with reported losses of a staggering US$163.61 billion. The next three costliest disasters were all in 2017 (Hurricanes Harvey, Maria and Irma).
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Score: 1422372.95 - https://public.wmo.int/en/reso...ing-early-action/risking-risks
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OCHA/Sheldon Casimir Heatwaves, hurricanes, floods: 2017 costliest year ever for extreme weather and climate events, says UN 22 March 2018 Climate and Environment Hurricanes, monsoon floods and continuing severe drought made 2017 the costliest year ever for severe weather and climate events, according to a new report by the United Nations weather agency launched on the eve of World Meteorological Day .
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Virgin Islands at US$ 90 billion, making it the third costliest hurricane in U.S. history, behind Katrina (2005) and Harvey (2017). Maria is by far the most destructive hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in modern times, the previous costliest on record was Georges (1998) with damages estimated at US$ 5 billion (in 2017). (...) Report of the 14th Session of the WMO RA V Tropical Cyclone Committee for the South Pacific and South-East Indian Ocean 2015 Western North Pacific The costliest tropical cyclone in was Typhoon Mujigae , which made landfall in China on 4 October, causing US$ 4.25 billion economic losses.
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Score: 1294008.2 - https://public.wmo.int/en/our-.../tropical-cyclones/Notable-tcs
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OCHA/Sheldon Casimir Heatwaves, hurricanes, floods: 2017 costliest year ever for extreme weather and climate events, says UN 22 March 2018 Climate and Environment Hurricanes, monsoon floods and continuing severe drought made 2017 the costliest year ever for severe weather and climate events, according to a new report by the United Nations weather agency launched on the eve of World Meteorological Day .
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It has been ranked as the third costliest hurricane with estimated damages exceeding $70 billion, after Katrina (August 29, 2005) with property damage alone exceeding $100 billion and Harvey (August 25-29, 2017) with estimated damages exceeding $200 billion and some estimates at $300 billion.
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Score: 1252095.8 - https://www.unicef.org/rosa/reports/c4d-emergency-response-2
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For both Africa as well as for Latin America and the Caribbean, drought is the costliest type of disaster — causing crop and livestock losses of $10.7 and $13 billion in those regions, respectively, between 2005 and 2015. (...) Video Addressing gender and climate change adaptation in Viet Nam’s agriculture sectors This self-help group of farmers in Kenya are using conservation agriculture techniques to build up their capacity to withstand droughts and other weather-related shocks.
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Score: 1249258.8 - https://www.fao.org/news/story/pt/item/1106977/icode/
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