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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.

World Bank: Mainstreaming climate change investment key to Vietnam’s response to climate change

21 May 2015, WB

'Mainstreaming climate change into the budget will strengthen Vietnam’s resilience against the impacts of a warming world, make communities less vulnerable... The options proposed by the report, if implemented, will help [by] embedding the climate change agenda into the government’s planning and budgeting systems.' said Victoria Kwakwa, the World Bank Country Director for Vietnam...


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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