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Economic impact of the 2007 earthquake in the water and sanitation sector in four provinces of Peru . What did unpreparedness cost the country?

Economic impact of the 2007 earthquake in the water and sanitation sector in four provinces of Peru . What did unpreparedness cost the country?
  • World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). May 2011
  • This study stimates the economic impact from the earthquake on August 2007 on the most affected regions in Peru. The document focus on water and sanitation systems, specifically, in the urban areas where the following service providers operate: EMAPICA (Ica), EMAPISCO (Pisco), SEMAPACH (Chincha) and EMAPA Cañete (Cañete). The research stimates direct, indirect, and macroeconomic effects between August 2007 and December 2009.
  • Geographical coverage: Latin America and the Caribbean, Peru, Ica, Pisco, Chincha, Cañete
  • Main themes: Disaster prevention, Disasters, Drinking water, Economic impact, Infrastructure, Risk management, Sanitation, Utility services
  • Main target audience: National administrations, Policy makers, Utility managers
  • Main purpose: Impact evaluation
  • Type of resource: Impact study, Recommendations, Technical report
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Published in 2015