McKinsey Global Institute: “Ho Chi Minh City’s extreme flood risk could increase by 5 to 10 times by 2050”


Based on hydrological modeling, land use maps of real estate, infrastructure database, and damage curves, a recent study of McKinsey Global Institute reveals that Ho Chi Minh City might face a flood risk increase of economic impacts by 5 to 10 times by 2050 in case of no climate adaptation measures.

Source of article: “HCMC faces extreme risk of flooding by 2050” at, accessed on 21 May 2020.
The report “Can coastal cities turn the tide on rising flood risk?” of McKinsey Global Institute can be found at: