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Romania: Good policies and institutions can limit the impact of disasters

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In Romania, disasters are becoming the new normal, with predictions that its climate will change considerably over coming decades. But Romania’s readiness to overcome disasters is constrained by the weakness of its institutions. Although authorities recognize that better policies and institutions can reduce risk costs, there’s an unfinished reform agenda.

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