IDB Publication on Vulnerability and Risk Reduction

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American Development Bank’s publication “Planning and Financial Protection to Survive Disasters” distinguishes between risk management—which calls for prior planning and investments to reduce vulnerability—and emergency response, which involves after-the-fact expenditures. This technical paper deals with two important areas: identifying and reducing risk by integrating prevention and mitigation into development plans and financial protection of costly investments. Download the publication from the web site www.iadb.org/sds/ (click on Publications and search by the authors: Kari Keipi and Justin Tyson).

 

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