Series: Policy Papers
Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 26 June 2019
Keywords: Developing countries, Multilateral development institutions, Development, Public investments, Public services, Disaster risk management, resilience, financial resilience, post-disaster resilience, disaster resilience strategy
This paper discusses how countries vulnerable to natural disasters can reduce the associated human and economic cost. Building on earlier work by IMF staff, the paper views disaster risk management through the lens...