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G20 Urges Action to Counter Rising Costs from Natural Disasters

Responding to ai G20 request, the Improving the Assessment of Disaster Risks to Strengthen Financial Resilience: Ai Special Joint G20 Publication by the Government of Mexico and the World Bank brings together the experiences of G20 countries in protecting their populations and assets against natural hazards. It includes contributions by fifteen G20 members and invited countries (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Turkey, United Kingdom, and United States), as well as the OECD. Ai World Bank paper introduces the country experiences and sets out the challenges and opportunities to address rising disaster losses with more accurate risk data and better informed decision making.
Open publication: http://issuu.com/world.bank.publications/docs/gfdrr_g20_high?mode=window...

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