Apr 2010
Author(s): Durante, Juan José; Focke, Kurt S.; Collich, Guillermo J.; Marcel, Mario; Andersen, Torben
The Latin American and Caribbean region is highly exposed to natural disasters. The social and economic impact of these events has been historically very significant and it is showing an increasingly…
Apr 2007
Author(s): Andersen, Torben
El presente informe examina el proceso analítico para la gestión del riesgo que comienza con la identificación de las principales amenazas a las que se encuentran expuestos los países de América…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Bollin, Christina; Cárdenas, Camilo; Hahn, Herwig; Vatsa, Krishna S.
This study refers to disaster risk management at the local level. The topic was selected by the members of the Natural Disasters Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue, and was presented during its…
Mar 2003
Author(s): Bollin, Christina; Cárdenas, Camilo; Hahn, Herwig; Vatsa, Krishna S.
El presente documento forma parte de una serie de estudios comisionados por la Red. El estudio se refiere a la gestión del riesgo de desastres a nivel local. El tema fue seleccionado por los miembros…
Mar 2003
Author(s): Hahn, Herwig; Villagrán de León, Juan Carlos; Hidajat, Ria
This is the last version available of the present document that was commissioned by the Natural Disaster Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue. The aim of this study is to strengthen local…
Mar 2003
Author(s): Hahn, Herwig; Villagrán de León, Juan Carlos; Hidajat, Ria
Esta es la última versión disponible del presente documento que busca el fortalecimiento y la integración de los actores locales como elementos esenciales dentro de sus respectivos sistemas…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Andersen, Torben
This technical paper provides us with an in-depth explanation of how losses due to catastrophes are insured and who absorbs the costs of compensating the insured assets. In the absence of an…
Nov 2001
Author(s): Andersen, Torben
The report makes a general assessment of the need for catastrophe risk transfer in Latin America and the Caribbean. It analyzes different ways in which risk transfer can take place in the form of…