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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: Funding boost for climate action

10 Oct 2015, WB

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim yesterday announced a major increase in the Bank Group’s financing to help countries combat climate change. 'We need a strong Paris agreement with a financial package. We believe there is a credible pathway to provide developing countries with $100 billion a year promised in climate financing by 2020,' said the Bank Group’s Vice President Rachel Kyte...

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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