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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2021
For most of the world’s 1.5 billion forest and farm producers, climate finance remains a mirage: as little as 10% of global funds reach the local level, with just 1.7% accessible to locally controlled organisations.
International Institute for Environment and Development
Aerial view of La Datcha beach (Le Gosier plage) in Guadeloupe.
The Caribbean’s fragile economy is being battered by the pandemic that is keeping tourists from its tropical beaches and leaving heavily-indebted countries ill-prepared to cope with violent hurricanes and other emergencies, say experts.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Neighbourhood Issue: Climate costs and risks to councils
2021

The findings and case studies in this report paint a picture of the impacts and scale of the challenge councils face, but also outline a pathway to overcome them. Additionally, it offers 22 recommendations for all levels of government, chief of which is

Cities Power Partnership
Report author and Climate Council spokesperson, Professor Lesley Hughes said the risks and demands on local government will continue to increase as climate impacts worsen.
Cities Power Partnership
Economic damages due to extreme precipitation during tropical storms: evidence from Jamaica
This study investigates economic damage risk due to extreme rainfall during tropical storms in Jamaica.
Natural Hazards (Springer)
CCRIF SPC has made a payout of approximately US$2.4 million to the Government of Trinidad and Tobago following a rainfall event that occurred during August 18-20, 2021.
Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility, the
International cooperation for developing countries to reduce their disaster risk and disaster losses - Key Messages
The focus of this year’s IDDRR is “Substantially enhance international cooperation to developing countries through adequate and sustainable support to complement their national actions for implementation of the present Framework by 2030.”
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
The Sendai Seven Campaign in 2021 - Concept Note
In 2021, the IDDRR focus is on Target f: “Substantially enhance international cooperation to developing countries through adequate and sustainable support to complement their national actions for implementation of the present Framework by 2030.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction