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Asian businesses build resilience against disasters

20 Apr 2016, ADPC

While the private sector is the primary generator of wealth in the region, it also bears the brunt of disaster impacts – much of which could be avoided with improved understanding of risks and strengthened preparedness measures. "With proper planning, companies can avoid business disruptions and at the same time help preserve the region’s hard-earned development gains,” said Aslam Perwaiz (Asian Disaster Preparedness Center) ...

Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk
  • Indicator 4.3 [PDF, 93Kb]Economic and productive sectorial policies and plans have been implemented to reduce the vulnerability of economic activities
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