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Disaster-prone countries at risk of becoming uninsurable: Experts

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Experts said that countries prone to natural catastrophes are in danger of becoming uninsurable unless new infrastructure is built to survive future catastrophes, VOA News reported. New construction must be low in carbon emissions and built on safe land at less risk of destruction as extreme weather intensifies due to global warming, the experts said. Christiana Figueres, former climate chief at the United Nations, said that mapping risky areas and determining the cost of making infrastructure resilient must be done before rebuilding.

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