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Economic costs of disasters remain high and are likely to increase in the future. Nevertheless, economic assessments face both technical and policy challenges. This working paper makes three suggestions for improving the economic effectiveness of investment decision‐making for disaster risk reduction.

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Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 14 of 14
Issue DateTitleAuthor(s)
2017Informe sobre el Fondo especial para actividades de emergencia y rehabilitación (SFERA)FAO
2017Seeking higher ground: How to break the cycle of repeated flooding with climate-smart flood insurance reformsNatural Resources Defense Council
2017Flood risk assessment and forecasting for the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river basinsThe World Bank
2017A guide for public-sector resilience bond sponsorshipRefocus Partners
2017Can market systems development build resilience in fragile contexts? Lessons from a comparative three-country analysis in South and Southeast AsiaMercy Corps
19-Jan-2016Sendai Framework Priority 3: Investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience-
2015The Human Cost Of Natural Disasters: A global perspectiveCentre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disaster(CRED); UNISDR, CRED
2013Investing in Resilience:Ensuring a Disaster Resistant FutureAsian Development Bank; Asian Development Bank
2009Economic Costs of the 2009 Floods in the Fiji Sugar Belt and Policy ImplicationsInternational Union for Conservation of Nature; International Union for Conservation of Nature
2012Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance in SubSaharan Africa Review and Options for ConsiderationThe World Bank; The World Bank
2015Disaster risk profile and existing legal framework of Nepal: floods and landslidesSurya Gaire, Rafael Castro Delgado, Pedro Arcos González
2010Droughts and Floods in Malawi Assessing the Economywide EffectsInternational Food Policy Research Institute; International Food Policy Research Institute
2007Economic Aspects of Integrated Flood ManagementEconomic Aspects of Integrated Flood Management; World Meterological Organizationn, Global Water Partnership
2009Cost Benefit Study of Disaster Risk Mitigation Measures: in Three Islands in the MaldivesUNDP; ISDR, UNDP Maldives
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 14 of 14