Economics of DRR

Multiple Benefits of DRR: Angola cover page

 This study aims at quantifying the multiple benefits of disaster risk reduction (DRR) investments and building a knowledge base for risk-informed decision-making on DRR investment in Angola. The present report describes the methods of direct and indirect

Multiple Benefits of DRR cover page

This policy brief highlights how investing in disaster risk reduction not only protects lives and assets, but can also yield additional benefits that can enhance the wellbeing and resilience of African countries. Under the program, “Building Disaster

Social protection through cash assistance in the Philippines
BANGKOK – The Asia-Pacific region can benefit from scaling-up investment in social protection to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 crisis, maintain social cohesion and reduce overall vulnerabilities. Those were some of the insights from a webinar
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This brief highlights the challenges, lessons learned from past disaster recovery events, and recommendations on how countries can start preparing for a recovery that is climate-sensitive, inclusive and contributes to global efforts to build more resilient systems that are better placed to prevent such crises in the future.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Bangkok
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BANGKOK - The Regional Office for Asia and Pacific of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), in collaboration with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), announces the launch of an online training course to help small and
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COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating impact on businesses across Asia-Pacific. Many are closed while others are struggling to maintain operations while ensuring the safety of their workers. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs)- which comprise more

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
International Recovery Platform
Bangkok
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
Bangkok
DRR in Africa summary cover page

The analysis covers three to five financial years for each country, except for Cameroon where only 2019 data is included. The OECD DAC budget marker was used to review and mark budget lines that represent DRR investments, allowing direct and indirect