Charlotte Benson works on the formulation of disaster risk management policy at ADB and its application in developing member countries. She has over 25 years’ experience working on economic aspects of disaster risk management, including the fiscal management of disaster risk. She holds a BSc and MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and a PhD in Development Studies from the University of London.
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Published on Tuesday, 24 March 2015
Last week, representatives from 187 UN member states agreed on a new international framework to foster greater disaster resilience across the globe, the first of four global agreements on the post-2015 development agenda.