Disaster Risk Reduction in Latin America and the Caribbean through Environmental Management and the Use of Economic Instruments

Fundación Natura;
Feb 2004
This document was presented in the 4th Hemispheric Meeting for the Natural Disaster Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue celebrated on February 26th and 27th, 2004. This first presentation lays out a framework for the application of proposals, means of reduction, and economic tools for the reduction of environmental and disaster risks. Also discussed are management policies and actions of central governments to reduce environmental and disaster risks.