Much of the effects of climate change in the Mekong Region will be felt through water – at different times too much, too little or of poor quality, with the additional threat of severe storms and sea level rise in coastal areas. As the Mekong region urbanizes rapidly much of this growth in cities will be along the coasts, deltas, floodplains and river systems that are already vulnerable to climate related hazards. With higher concentrations of people in these areas the risks of climate change become all the greater.

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