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Cities and Flooding
World Bank guidebook says urban flooding is a serious challenge, with urgent need for better planning to manage risks.
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In May 2012, a workshop brought together representatives from seven East Asian countries as a first step toward on ground implementation of the Guide’s guiding principles. Read the workshop summary here

Advancing Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance in ASEAN Member States REPORT- Advancing Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance in ASEAN Member States
Disaster risk financing and insurance can help ASEAN Member States increase their financial resilience against natural disasters, as part of their broader disaster risk management agendas.
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Tools for Building Urban Resilience REPORT- Tools for Building Urban Resilience
Based on lessons learned in Vietnam and Indonesia, the report highlights the benefits of using risk-based approaches in public decisions and investments to reduce disaster and climate risks.
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Acting Today for Tomorrow REPORT - Acting Today for Tomorrow
Changing how to manage disasters and other extreme events in the Pacific will significantly lessen the region’s vulnerability, save lives and reduce economic losses.
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Integrating Gender Issues in Disaster Risk Management in East Asia and Pacific REPORT- Integrating Gender Issues in Disaster Risk Management in East Asia and Pacific
Women can make a difference in disaster risk management efforts through participation and empowerment in the planning, decision-making and implementation processes.
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Nov 12, 2012Indonesia: Learning from Disasters (Feature Story)
Oct 26, 2012New free and publically available tool keeps Indonesia one step ahead of disaster (Press Release)
Oct 25, 2012Asian leaders call for a global program to invest in disaster-resilient schools and hospitals (Press Release)
  
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