Economics of DRR

Economics of DRR

Disaster damage and loss assessment, funding, financial effects, poverty, socio-economic impacts, cost-benefit analysis, forecast-based financing.

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2022
This 2021 UN Plan of Action Progress Report presents the summary of progress with regard to the three Commitments of the UN Plan of Action, based on the Results Framework, as reported by UN organizations for the year 2021.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
In this report, the authors conclude that if the rising costs of extreme weather are to be mitigated, the government of Australia should focus more on resilience and future-proofing.
The McKell Institute
In the aftermath of intense rains during Nepal’s 2019 monsoon season, farmer Geeta Tharu found her house submerged in a pool of water. The rains destroyed Tharu’s grain stores, which eventually plunged her family into debt.
United Nations Environment Programme
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2022
This report documents a study on the combined direct and indirect costs of climate change in Canada, integrating economy-wide macroeconomic analysis with bottom-up studies, including those from previous Costs of climate change reports.
Canadian Climate Institute (L'Institut Climatique du Canada)
A report released by the Canadian Climate Institute shows that the mounting costs of a volatile climate are already dragging down Canada’s economy, with these costs rising swiftly in the coming years.
Canadian Climate Institute (L'Institut Climatique du Canada)
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2022
This study tested the applicability of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Working Group (OIEWG) methodology in assessing the direct economic losses induced by Tropical Cyclone Idai (TCI) in Zimbabwe.
Jàmbá Journal of Disaster Risk Studies
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2022
This briefing outlines an understanding of the nature of loss and damage and the risks it poses to the people and places most vulnerable to climate impacts in least developed countries (LDCs) and small island developing states (SIDS).
International Institute for Environment and Development
With warming-driven disasters hitting the poor harder, pressure is growing for new sources of global funding to repair the harm.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org