India ranked 89th in World Risk Report 2020

According to the World Risk Index (WRI) 2020, India has been ranked at the 89th spot among 181 Countries. WRI has been developed in cooperation with the United Nations University’s Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU EHS) and calculated by the International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV).

India is behind Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Maldives in terms of abilities to cope with extreme disasters, lack of adaptive capacities and the preparedness to deal with extreme events. According to the report, the Global Hotspots are in Oceania, South East Asia, Central America, West and Central Africa.