Disaster Risk Management Specialist
The World Bank
Global Insights on Strengthening Resilience
Data scarcity, high vulnerability to natural hazards, limited fiscal space, fragile governance mechanisms. These are some of the challenges developing countries face in managing disasters, which are expected rise as climate impacts increase the severity and frequency of disasters. This seminar will share global experiences with managing physical and financial risks of disasters, including and implementing cost-effective ways to increase resilience without shortchanging developing goals.