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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.

After Ebola: What next for West Africa’s health systems

26 Jan 2015, IRIN

'What we want to see as a country is a resilient health system that can withstand shocks,' Liberia’s Assistant Health Minister Tolbert Nyenswah told IRIN. 'Our plan to be presented in Brussels will be finalized by the end of February. It will be well costed with tangible goals'...

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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