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Learning Lessons: ADB’s Response to Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks | Asian Development Bank

Learning Lessons: ADB’s Response to Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks | Asian Development Bank | Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks | Scoop.it
This brief highlights lessons and recommendations from an independent evaluation report that assessed ADB support for disaster prevention and recovery programs during 1995–2011.
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Learning Lessons: ADB’s Response to Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks | Asian Development Bank

Learning Lessons: ADB’s Response to Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks | Asian Development Bank | Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks | Scoop.it
This brief highlights lessons and recommendations from an independent evaluation report that assessed ADB support for disaster prevention and recovery programs during 1995–2011.
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Investments in Disaster Risk Management Essential to Sustaining Growth and Reducing Poverty | Asian Development Bank

Investments in Disaster Risk Management Essential to Sustaining Growth and Reducing Poverty | Asian Development Bank | Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks | Scoop.it
The growing incidence of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific—where four of five cities globally classified as at extreme risk are located—threatens to undermine seriously rapid economic progress, calling for a much stronger focus among...
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Special Evaluation Study on ADB's Response to Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks | Asian Development Bank

Special Evaluation Study on ADB's Response to Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks | Asian Development Bank | Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks | Scoop.it
The special evaluation study will assess the relevance of ADB's Disaster and Emergency Assistance Policy, the adequacy of ADB response to disaster and disaster risks in the Asia and Pacific region, and the development of good practices for implementation...
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Learning Lessons: Intense Climate-Related Natural Disasters in Asia and the Pacific | Asian Development Bank

Learning Lessons: Intense Climate-Related Natural Disasters in Asia and the Pacific | Asian Development Bank | Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks | Scoop.it
The frequency of intense floods and storms is increasing globally and in Asia and the Pacific amid the specter of climate change, pointing to the need for better mitigation and adaptation to natural disasters.
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Climate-Related Disasters in Asia and the Pacific | Asian Development Bank

Climate-Related Disasters in Asia and the Pacific | Asian Development Bank | Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks | Scoop.it
This paper considers three main disaster risk factors behind the increased frequency of intense natural disasters—rising population exposure, greater population vulnerability, and increasing climate-related hazards.
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ADB's Response to Emergencies: Were We Prepared for the Tsunamis? | Asian Development Bank

ADB's Response to Emergencies: Were We Prepared for the Tsunamis? | Asian Development Bank | Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks | Scoop.it
This paper examines the lessons learned from previous experience with ADB's emergency loans and discusses ADB's responses to the tsunami in light of the Disaster and Emergency Assistance Policy approved in May 2004.
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Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient | Asian Development Bank

Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient | Asian Development Bank | Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks | Scoop.it
This paper offers lessons for making infrastructure disaster-resilient based mainly on the experience of countries in Asia and the Pacific.
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ADB's Emergency and Rehabilitation Assistance on Flood-Affected Areas | Asian Development Bank

ADB's Emergency and Rehabilitation Assistance on Flood-Affected Areas | Asian Development Bank | Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks | Scoop.it
This synthesis provides key lessons drawn from evaluations and completion reports of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-supported emergency response and rehabilitation efforts in developing member countries affected by natural disasters, particularly...
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