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.
29 Jul 2015, UNISDR AP
Margareta Wahlström, head of UNISDR, today announced a plan to develop and pilot DRM standards for the hotel industry in Asia and the Pacific, home to 80% of the world’s disaster events. 'The hotel industry... is very vulnerable to major setbacks from floods, storms and earthquakes. Such events can have a significant impact on tourism and employment,'...
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