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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.

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USAID, Rockefeller launch $100 million climate resilience fund for Asia, Africa

19 Aug 2014, TRF

'Both USAID and the Rockefeller Foundation see resilience as a vital framework to help alleviate poverty, promote more sustainable development and lessen the impacts of disasters,' said Michael Yates, director of the USAID regional mission in Asia...


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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