Essay on Disaster Risk Management

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A JOINT STUDY OF THE ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK AND THE ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK INSTITUTE

Disaster Risk Management in Asia and the Pacific
ISSUES PAPER

Disaster Risk Management in Asia and the Pacific
Issues Paper
April 2013

A Joint Study of the Asian Development Bank and the Asian Development Bank Institute

© 2013 Asian Development Bank Institute All rights reserved. Published 2013. Printed in Japan

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Cataloging-in-Publication Data Disaster risk management in Asia and the Pacific: issues paper / Asian Development Bank Institute p. cm. Includes bibliographical references. 1. Disaster incidence. 2. Vulnerability. 3.
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BACKGROUND AND SCOPE OF THE STUDY II. MAJOR ISSUES AND RECOMMENDATIONS
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. COMPOUND DISASTERS SUPPLY CHAINS AND PRODUCTION NETWORKS CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION FINANCING AND INSURANCE-RELATED INSTRUMENTS GOVERNANCE FOR DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT THE REGIONAL DIMENSIONS OF DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT DISASTER INFORMATION AS EVIDENCE

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III. SUMMARY OF THE STUDY REFERENCES

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ABOUT THIS STUDY

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his is an issues paper from the ongoing joint ADB and ADBI study on Disaster Risk Management in Asia and the Pacific. The study is being prepared under the overall

guidance of a steering committee chaired by Bindu N. Lohani, Vice President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development of ADB, and Masahiro Kawai, Dean and CEO of ADBI. It is composed of the following heads of ADB’s operations and knowledge departments: Klaus Gerhaeusser (Central and West Asia Department), Robert Wihtol (East Asia Department), Xianbin Yao (Pacific Department), Seethapathy Chander (Regional and Sustainable Development Department), Juan Miranda (South Asia Department), Kunio Senga (Southeast Asia Department), and Kazu Sakai (Strategy and Policy Department). A team of international consultants are conducting the research and have provided valuable written inputs for the issues paper. Led by Ian Davis (visiting professor in Disaster Risk Management at Copenhagen, Kyoto, Lund, and Oxford Brookes Universities), the team

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