Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015
Making development sustainable: The future of disaster risk management

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(Source: UNISDR with data from Global Risk Assessment.)
high risk of lower-income countries relative to the size of their economies or the value of their capital stock has been repeatedly recognized (UNISDR, 2009a

UNISDR. 2009a,Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction: Risk and Poverty in a Changing Climate, Geneva, Switzerland: UNISDR.. .
, 2011a, 2013a). In relation to annual capital investment, for example, many low and
middle-income countries, and in particular small island developing states (SIDS), have the highest concentrations of risk (Figure 3.5).
(Source: UNISDR with data from the Global Risk Assessment and the World Bank.)
Figure 3.5 Global multi-hazard average annual loss in relation to capital investment11
Figure 3.4 Global multi-hazard average annual loss
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