HYOGO FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES & ISSUES HAZARDS PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
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Economics of DRR

Analysis of economic initiatives taken at any level and/or by any sector in order to improve disaster risk reduction strategies, including the direct and indirect economic impacts of disasters.

A landmark first for Africa: Seychelles uses contingent credit for disasters

15 Oct 2014, WB

'By efficiently responding to disasters and strengthening its disaster risk management plan, we hope there will be significant improvements in the lives of Seychelles’ most vulnerable citizens,' said Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, the Bank’s senior director for the social, urban, rural and resilience global practice...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 1.2 [PDF, 110Kb]Dedicated and adequate resources are available to implement disaster risk reduction plans and activities at all administrative levels
  • Indicator 4.3 [PDF, 93Kb]Economic and productive sectorial policies and plans have been implemented to reduce the vulnerability of economic activities
  • Indicator 5.3 [PDF, 86Kb]Financial reserves and contingency mechanisms are in place to support effective response and recovery when required.

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