US Government Accountability Office: Climate Hazards Could Disrupt U.S. State Department Operations Overseas (interactive map)

US Government Accountability Office: Climate Hazards Could Disrupt U.S. State Department Operations Overseas (interactive map). “The increasing frequency and severity of natural hazards—including those linked to climate change— has heightened the risk of disruption to the Department of State’s operations overseas. This includes embassies and consulates, office buildings and support facilities that serve diplomatic efforts, as well as staff residences housing U.S. employees. Department of State’s (State’s) overseas assets include more than 90,000 personnel and properties valued at approximately $70 billion in over 290 locations…. Our new interactive map, … shows the total risk each post faces from all natural hazards, as well as which posts are at high risk for individual hazards.”

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