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EMBARGOED GALLUP-LLOYD’S REGISTER FOUNDATION WORLD RISK POLL REPORT LAUNCH:

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The Story of the World Risk Poll

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"We don't get clean water and if we drink that water there are high chances of falling sick from bacteria, getting stomach infections. Children fall sick frequently and become weak.” Priyanka, World Risk Poll interviewee, New Delhi, India. The World Risk Poll, commissioned by the global safety charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation, reveals the risks faced from unsafe food and water throughout the world.

“It’s something very powerful, emotionally and physically…you lose everything. It’s the powerlessness of watching the water rising inside your house and you can’t do anything” -  just one of the stories reported in the first World Risk Poll, commissioned by the global safety charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation, which reveals the risks faced by climate change and extreme weather events worldwide.

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“A house four streets away blew up, it went into ashes, because of gas. The community had to rush in and help but some people died.” World Risk Poll interviewee Sawati, Soweto, South Africa.

Risks from household appliances are a concern across low and mid income countries according to the first World Risk Poll, commissioned by the global safety charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation.

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The first World Risk Poll paints a disturbing picture of the everyday risks faced by women across the world. The poll was commissioned by the global safety charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation.

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Road traffic accidents are the biggest worry in high income countries according to the first World Risk Poll, commissioned by the global safety charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation

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The first World Risk Poll asked over 150,000 people in 142 countries about the biggest fears and risks they face in everyday life. The poll was commissioned by the global safety charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation

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Fear of crime and violence remains high as a risk faced across the world according to the first World Risk Poll, commissioned by the global safety charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation

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“We go into the field to work, we can get injured, grievously with our equipment. We can get attacked by wild animals or catch an infection because of insects or we experience snake bites.” World Risk Poll interviewee Ankit, New Delhi, India. Agriculture is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world according to the first World Risk Poll, commissioned by the global safety charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation.

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The first World Risk Poll asked 150,000 people from 142 countries about the risks they face in their everyday lives. The poll was commissioned by the global safety charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation.

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“It’s very dangerous here, the other day they took a young girl. A taxi came by, she got in, she was wearing her school uniform and now her parents don’t know what happened to her.” Georgina, World Risk Poll interviewee in Mexico City. The first World Risk Poll, commissioned by the global safety charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation, paints a disturbing picture of the everyday risks faced by women across the world.

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