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Thailand: Bangkok floods 2011

Total number of documents: 8

Comparing the direct human impact of natural disasters for two (surprisingly similar) cases: the Christchurch earthquake and Bangkok flood of 2011
Source(s): Victoria University of Wellington
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 15 p.

School of Economics and Finance Working paper: 03/2015: The paper implements a novel way to aggregate the separate measures of disaster impact - the number of fatalities, of injuries, of people oth...


Is your business disaster proof?
Source(s): GH; UNISDR
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 4 p.

This brochure introduces ways for businesses to build resilience to disasters. Highlighting the negative impacts of catastrophic events on businesses and the clear and present dangers threatening them...


Evidence, monthly UNISDR newsletter: issue 05, February 2012
Source(s): UNISDR
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 4 p.

This monthly newsletter highlights UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the two-day post-mortem on Typhoon Sendong in the Philippines leading to the Mindanao Declaration on D...


Lloyd's global underinsurance report
Source(s): Lloyd's
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 90 p.

This report analyses five natural catastrophes in order to examine the role of non-life insurance in reducing costs to the taxpayer and increasing the speed of recovery, both in terms of economic acti...


Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2011: historic losses surface from record earthquakes and floods
Source(s): Swiss Re
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 40 p.

Sigma 2/2012: This study reports on the worldwide economic losses from over 300 natural catastrophes and man-made disasters recorded in 2011 and the cost to the global insurance industry. It speci...


Topics Geo natural catastrophes 2011: analyses, assessments, positions
Source(s): Munich Re
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 56 p.

This issue reports on the most catastrophic events of 2011, which has been the most expensive natural disaster year to date with economic losses amounting to some US$ 380bn. It focuses on the 11 March...


Toward a more resilient society: further actions of the business sector and government - executive summary
Source(s): Keidanren (Japan Business Fed)
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 18 p.

This document addresses the role of business sector and government in disaster risk management. It builds up on lessons learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake, that in 2011 severely hit the Japa...


WMO statement on the status of the global climate in 2011
Source(s): WMO
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 19 p.

This issue of WMO annual survey on weather and climate change provides evidence that 2011 had the highest global mean surface temperature levels in a La Niña year. Highlighting a number of climate ex...