Blog posts tagged to "disaster risk management"
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 Friday, 15 September 2017
The region’s tragic monsoon floods show the importance of scaling up disaster risk reduction efforts before new emergencies unfold.
Published on Friday, 03 March 2017
Only proactive policies can minimize the human displacement caused by climate change.
Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016
We need social protection programs that address the social consequences of natural disasters.
Published on Wednesday, 29 June 2016
Microfinance provides post-disaster relief and support quickly, reduces the cost of recovery financing, reduces aid dependency, and builds long-term resilience.
Published on Tuesday, 01 March 2016
Vice President Stephen P. Groff describes the devastation wrought by Cyclone Winston, and discusses what ADB is doing to help Fiji recover.
Published on Tuesday, 03 November 2015
In our October blog poll, we asked readers what they believed was the biggest climate change threat to people in Asia and the Pacific, the world’s most vulnerable region to the effects of climate change.
Published on Wednesday, 10 June 2015
Poverty and natural disasters are intertwined. Both, however, can be addressed together through the community-driven development approach to disaster preparedness, as we have learned in the Philippines.