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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.

Fiji: Whole village relocated after landslide and cyclone disasters

21 Jul 2016, Floodlist

The village of Tukuraki in Ba, Fiji, will be moved and relocated to a safer area, away from the threat of landslides and other natural hazards. Its vulnerable location has resulted in a recent wave of disasters while still struggling to recover from the previous. A new site was selected with a geo-technical assessment completed by the Mineral Resources Department.

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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