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…
Sep 2006
Author(s): Miller, Stuart; Keipi, Kari
El presente documento investiga las posibles medidas que se pueden aplicar para reducir las pérdidas económicas resultantes de las amenazas naturales, y analiza los temas ex ante y ex post que…
Mar 2005
Author(s): Miller, Stuart; Keipi, Kari
This technical paper investigates potential avenues for reducing economic losses resulting from natural hazards, and discusses ex ante and ex post issues affecting disaster risk management. It also…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Keipi, Kari; Mora-Castro, Sergio; Bastidas, Pedro
En las últimas décadas, la vulnerabilidad a los impactos de las amenazas naturales ha aumentado dramáticamente en América Latina y el Caribe. Los desastres ponen en evidencia la vulnerabilidad de los…
Sep 2002
Author(s): Keipi, Kari; Tyson, Justin
While the occurrence of natural events can not be prevented, there is a possibility to reduce the vulnerability of populations through risk management. The IDB Action Plan for natural disaster risk…
Sep 2002
Author(s): Keipi, Kari; Tyson, Justin
A pesar de que no es posible prevenir los desastres naturales, existe la posibilidad de reducir la vulnerabilidad de las poblaciones por medio de la gestión de riesgos. El Plan de Acción del BID para…
Oct 2000
Author(s): García, Luis E.; Keipi, Kari; Campos, Max; De Guzmán, Rodolfo A.; Sandebring, Hans; Yerg, Martin; Zárate, Eladio; Vermeiren, Jan; Sonzini, Ramón; Pabón, José D.; Richards, Allan
Estas actas resumen las actividades del taller sobre "Comercialización de los Servicios Hidrometeorológicos" que tuvo lugar en la sede del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo los días 3 y 4…
Feb 2000
Author(s): Clarke, Caroline; Charvériat, Céline; Mora-Castro, Sergio; Collins, Michael; Keipi, Kari
This report provides an overview of the current state of affairs regarding capacity to cope with natural disasters in the region, an analysis of what needs to be done, and a plan of action with…
Nov 1997
Author(s): Haltia, Olli; Keipi, Kari
This paper discusses the topic of deforestation in Latin America and the Caribbean and the use of incentives as support for private forestry investments. The paper develops the idea of using targeted…