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Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Technical Notes IDB-TN-169
This technical note presents the Indicators of Disaster Risk and Risk Management updated for: Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, and Trinidad and Tobago. The Risk Indicators represent a contribution to knowledge and awareness within the Bank and among its borrowing member countries of the importance of disaster risk management for development. These indicators will assist in integrating disaster risk management into the Bank’s country programming, as well as project preparation, monitoring and evaluation exercises. This tool will be of use to relevant officials in central and local governments as well as international development agencies, for policy and investment decision-making.