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June 16th, 2007
Low Level Risk of Flooding

Among other facts from the study: it identifies the Bahamas as the country with the biggest percentage of its population living at an altitude of less than 10 metres (88 per cent), followed by Suriname (76 per cent), the Netherlands (74 per cent), and Vietnam (55 per cent).

Almost two thirds of the world’s cities with more than ten million people are within the 10 metre zone. In 21 countries, more than half the population lives within the zone.

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