Natural Disaster

Natural disasters - emigration to a less endangered country

The most dangerous countries on earth

The global climate risk index 2020 is shown below. The KRI analyzes the quantitative effects of extreme weather events in terms of both fatalities and economic damage, based on the globally recognized Munich Re NatCatSERVICE database. The extreme weather events of 2018 and for the period 1999 to 2018 are recorded in the KRI 2020.

Countries hardest hit in 1999-2018

For the 20 years of the comparison period from 1999 to 2018 , the following 10 countries were worst hit by natural disasters :

  1. Puerto Rico
  2. Myanmar
  3. Haiti
  4. Philippines
  5. Pakistan
  6. Vietnam
  7. Bangladesh
  8. Thailand
  9. Nepal
  10. Dominica

Emigrate to a less endangered country

The following list is based on the global climate risk index 2020 (for the years 1999 to 2018). The countries listed here are those that show a low risk of natural disasters on the one hand and are recommended for immigration on the other. If you want the highest level of security, only category A is recommended. We have removed countries with an increased earthquake risk (e.g. Chile, Japan, New Zealand).

Category A (lowest risk)

Category B (low risk)

  • Argentina
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Costa Rica
  • Ecuador
  • England
  • Canada
  • Latvia
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Namibia
  • Netherlands
  • Paraguay
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Africa
  • Thailand
  • Czech Republic
  • Ukraine
  • Hungary
  • Uruguay
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