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2001
The report is a preliminary assessment of damages and needs resulting from the earthquake that struck the state of Gujarat, India, in 2001, which also tries to outline a strategy for implementing a recovery program.
World Bank, the Asian Development Bank
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2000
This report assesses the impacts of Hurricane Keith in Belize from 30 September to 1 October 2000. It appraises the macroeconomic and environmental effects and presents a sector by sector analysis leading to an overall assessment of the damage.
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
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2000
This document attempts to assess the cost of damages to the Mozambican economy, both at the sectoral level and overall from the flood and cyclone emergency of February -March 2000.
World Bank, the
1999
This document outlines the likely impact of the 1999 Marmara earthquake on the economy and the cost of reconstruction and recovery. It also highlights the key issues that need to be addressed to reduce the costs of future natural disasters in the country.
World Bank, the
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2020

The COVID-19 crisis has demonstrated the importance of preparedness and the coordination capacities of national and regional disaster risk management agencies. The notes below includes good practices and lessons learned from Central America and the

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Covid-19: a risk context magazine
2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the fragility of our global networks. A health crisis has shocked economies, policies, governance, trade, infrastructure. In short, it has changed today’s society and may well leave a significant mark on the shaping of

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Displacement
After Hurricanes Iota and Eta ripped through Central America in 2020, many were forced to flee with little more than the wet clothes on their backs, leaving their houses destroyed and even bodies of family members buried in thick mud. Instead of returning
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Día Internacional para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres
Disaster risk governance is entering a critical period. Not only has it been suddenly and overwhelmingly put to the test by the COVID-19 pandemic, but this is also the cutoff year for Target E of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean