Baeumler, Axel; E. N. Kerblat, Yann; Ionascu, Alexei et al.
Strengthening Moldova’s disaster risk management and climate resilience: Facing current issues and future challenges
World Bank, the
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In this disaster risk management (DRM) country policy note, chapter one provides an overview of Moldova’s disaster and climate risk profile. Chapter two reviews the current institutional and legal framework for disaster risk management and financing, including measures and policies recently adopted. Chapter three is an assessment of the current DRM situation in Moldova, including ex-ante and ex-post disaster risk financing and insurance (DRFI) instruments currently in use for budget mobilization, and explores a potential earthquake scenario for Chisinau in more detail. The fourth chapter concludes with a look at potential institutional and financial gaps, including a summary of recommendations and different sets of corrective measures that can be envisaged.