Blogs on disaster resilience
Published on Monday, 15 April 2019
As natural disasters become more frequent and intense in Asia-Pacific, governments can tap into taxes to finance improved resilience.
Published on Tuesday, 15 May 2018
We need to design hospitals to anticipate people’s future needs and deliver sustainable, inclusive, and resilient care.
Published on Tuesday, 14 November 2017
Nature-based solutions are gaining credibility as an effective way to make vulnerable communities more resilient against climate change.
Published on Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Vice-President Stephen Groff, in Fiji for a COP23 meeting, reveals that ADB will mobilize over $500 million in climate finance for the Pacific until 2021.
Published on Tuesday, 05 September 2017
SMART health infrastructure takes into account universal coverage, climate change, aging populations, disaster resilience, and technology.
Published on Monday, 14 August 2017
We must be fully aware that extreme weather events will become more frequent and severe to prepare better for their impacts.
Published on Wednesday, 05 July 2017
Preserving urban heritage helps local industries develop, and provides income opportunities for citizens.
Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016
We need social protection programs that address the social consequences of natural disasters.
Published on Tuesday, 08 December 2015
We hope to restore school enrollment rates, return household incomes to pre-quake levels, and teach village development committees how to cope with disaster risks.
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.