Socioeconomic Resilience : Multi-Hazard Estimates in 117 Countries / Stephane Hallegatte

By: Contributor(s): Resource type: Ressourcentyp: Buch (Online)Book (Online)Language: English Series: World Bank E-Library ArchivePublisher: Washington, D.C : The World Bank, 2016Description: 1 Online-Ressource (47 Seiten)Additional physical formats: Erscheint auch als: Socioeconomic Resilience: Multi-Hazard Estimates in 117 Countries. Druck-Ausgabe Washington, D.C : The World Bank, 2016DOI: DOI: 10.1596/1813-9450-7886Online resources: Summary: This paper presents a model to assess the socioeconomic resilience to natural disasters of an economy, defined as its capacity to mitigate the impact of disaster-related asset losses on welfare. The paper proposes a tool to help decision makers identify the most promising policy options to reduce welfare losses from natural disasters. Applied to riverine and storm surge floods, earthquakes, windstorms, and tsunamis in 117 countries, the model provides estimates of country-level socioeconomic resilience. Because hazards disproportionally affect poor people, eachPPN: PPN: 1724861425Package identifier: Produktsigel: ZDB-1-WBA
No physical items for this record

Powered by Koha