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Strong, Safe, and Resilient: A Strategic Policy Guide for Disaster Risk Management in East Asia and the Pacific

Strong, Safe, and Resilient: A Strategic Policy Guide for Disaster Risk Management in East Asia and the Pacific
  • World Bank. March 2013
  • This publication provides a brief overview of the key issues, strategic goals, and recommendations for disaster risk management (DRM) in East Asia and the Pacific. Chapter one gives an overview of the key trends related to disaster impacts in the region. Chapter two focuses on cross-sectoral issues of institutional arrangements for DRM and outreach to communities. Chapter's three to seven follow the core areas of DRM: risk identification, risk reduction, emergency preparedness, financial protection, and sustainable recovery and reconstruction. The appendixes include additional information related to specific sections of the report, a glossary of key terminology, and a summary of the main activities of the World Bank East Asia and the Pacific disaster risk management team. Drought and floods are addressed all along the report.
  • Geographical coverage: Asia, Pacific Islands
  • Main themes: Disaster prevention, Disasters, Drought, Economic impact, Emergency situations, Floods, Resilience, Risk management
  • Main target audience: Decision makers, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Guidance
  • Type of resource: Facts and figures, Glossary, Key messages, Recommendations
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Published in 2014