Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2013
From Shared Risk to Shared Value: the Business Case for Disaster Risk Reduction

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i However, there is a promising sign that ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management may address disaster risk more directly, including a proactive approach for disaster reduction.

ii This survey, carried out by Florida International University (FIU), York University and the Central American Institute for Business Management (INCAE), covered Vancouver, Canada; Miami, United States of America; Kingston, Jamaica; San Jose, Costa Rica; Bogota, Colombia; and Santiago, Chile.

iii Dempsey, Myers and Company: Business Interruption Values and Exposures. Quinnipiac University, 14 June 2006: http://www. source=web&cd=1&ved=0CCwQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww. 2nd_session2.ppt&ei=d_0wUZn0CoSOtQaf1IDIDw&usg=AFQjCNH lS_NrnrBRx-YiDdvfZ0iNB9buJA.
iv A similar survey carried out for Japanese companies just after the Great East Japan Earthquake reports that the reasons for lack of BCP in 2,865 SMEs were lack of know-how (42.1%), lack of need (35.3%), lack of human resources (33.1%), lack of time (26.35%) and lack of financial cost (22.1%) (Teikoku Databank, Ltd, 2011, http://

v Total N is 1,198 with n=939 for less than 100 employees, n=210 for 100–499 employees, and n=49 for 500+ employees.

vi Additional information directly provided by PwC based on workshop discussions and internal reports.
Figure 11.5 Towards a disaster risk management framework for the private sector (under development)
(Source: GAR 13 paperPwC, 2013

GAR13 Reference PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers). 2013.,UNISDR and PwC – Working together to reduce disaster risks., Report prepared for the 2013 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction., Geneva,Switzerland: UNISDR..
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