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Mongolia's City of Ulaanbaatar signs agreeement for resilience with TEST

TEST

The Ecological Sequestration Trust (TEST) has been working in Ulaanbaatar since December 2013, supported by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and Future Earth Ltd., to create an integrated, urban-rural, systems data platform called resilience.io. This tool will enable cities to plan and evaluate the business case for investment in projects that bring improved disaster resilience...

  • Philippines: Post Haiyan shelter projects rebuilds 660 homes

    UN-HABITAT

    Targets have been exceeded with 28 communities served, 660 houses built, 54 community improvements done, and over 4,500 households equipped with disaster risk reduction know-how. But the major takeaway from the project is the full demonstration of how recovery and building resilience thrive best as a shared endeavour—with the communities and families themselves driving the process...

  • How disaster risk is priced into the stock market

    WEF

    Jessica Wachter, Wharton finance professor said, 'Stock market volatility has been a puzzle for a long time. What surprised me is that when we put this international data from disasters into a model, we found it really could explain the magnitudes of stock market volatility that we see'....

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