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Topics: Disasters and emergency response

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  • Assessing Financial Protection against Disasters: A Guidance Note on Conducting a Disaster Risk Finance Diagnostic

    The World Bank and Asian Development Bank have worked in more than 50 countries to (i) quantify the economic and fiscal impact of disasters; (ii) take stock of existing mechanis...

  • Greater Mekong Subregion Core Environment Program: Strategic Framework and Action Plan 2018-2022

    The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) remains on a steady trajectory of economic growth and poverty reduction. This trend is expected to accelerate following the establishment of t...

  • Unbreakable: Building the Resilience of the Poor in the Face of Natural Disasters

    This report moves beyond asset and production losses and focuses instead on how natural disasters affect people’s well-being. Here, natural disaster risk and losses are measured...

  • Promoting Sustainable Development Through Disaster Risk Management

    Despite considerable advances in disaster risk management (DRM) understanding and know-how over the past few decades, there has been no evidence of a long-term decline in loss o...

  • Disaster Risk in Asia and the Pacific Assessment, Management and Finance

    Globalization and technology deepen value chains and production networks to the great benefit of producers and consumers—both domestic and foreign. But it also means that, above...

  • Remote sensing applications to drought risk management

    A presentation overviewing remote sensing data collection methods and their applicability for drought risk management.

  • Who suffers most from extreme weather events? Weather-related loss events in 2013 and 1994 to 2013

    According to the Climate Risk Index, less developed countries are generally more affected than industrialised countries. The countries affected most in 2013 were the Philippines...

  • Climate smart community based disaster risk reduction in the Mekong, Vietnam

    A project design for Vietnam Red Cross to address climate smart community-based disaster risk reduction. The document contains an analysis of the situation, existing Red Cross a...

  • Flood management and development planning, the allocation of risk

    This paper aims to review current flood management in relation to the long-term development planning in Vietnam. The report discusses perceptions of flood risk and how these per...

  • Assessing institutional capacities for flood disaster risk reduction

    Floods are the most frequent and devastating natural disasters in the Asian region. Their impact has grown in spite of our improved ability to monitor and describe them. This p...

  • Risk-sensitive development in Asia, 12th meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) on Disaster Management

    Proceedings of the 12th Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management, held 16-18 June 2015 in Bhutan. This document provides background on the RCC, disaster risk reduc...

  • The human cost of weather related disasters 1995-2015

    This report presents an analysis of global weather-related disaster trends over a twenty year time-frame, and highlights the need for a new climate change agreement from the...

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