All pages with keywords: disaster risk


Fabian Barthel – Have Disaster Damages Increased over Time?

Seminar 3 Nov 2010

Part of the PhD Seminar Series at LSE. Speaker: Fabian Barthel


Understanding the adaptation deficit: why are poor countries more vulnerable to climate events than rich countries?

Understanding the adaptation deficit: why are poor countries more vulnerable to climate events than rich countries?

a working paper by Sam Fankhauser, Tom McDermott 28 September, 2013

Understanding the adaptation deficit: why are poor countries more vulnerable to climate events than rich countries? read more »


Disaster resilience and post-2015 development goals: the options for economics targets and indicators

a policy publication by Nicola Ranger, Swenja Surminski 1 April, 2013

In 2015, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire. Detailed discussions are already underway to inform the post-2015 development goals. This paper seeks to inform discussions around appropriate economics … read more »


Incorporating climate change and growth into the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction

Incorporating climate change and growth into the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction

a policy publication by Nicola Ranger 1 April, 2013

The economic costs of natural disasters have continued to rise since the early 1980s and are expected to rise further given the challenges of climate change and population … read more »


The roles of public and private actors in the governance of adaptation: the case of agricultural insurance in India

The roles of public and private actors in the governance of adaptation: the case of agricultural insurance in India

a working paper by Swenja Surminski 1 September, 2012

Climate change adaptation is an increasingly important field and will involve a range of actors from national governments to private companies, communities and households. There is … read more »