Oct 2014
Author(s): Miller, Sebastián J.; Caruso, Germán
This study estimates the effects of the 1970 Ancash earthquake on human capital accumulation on the affected and subsequent generation, 37 years after the shock, using the Peruvian censuses of 1993…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Vela, Mauricio A.; Miller, Sebastián J.
This paper studies the allocation of total disaster risk reduction public spending among regions in Peru. The main objective of this work is to identify the main determinants of the distribution of…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Miller, Sebastián J.; Bastos, Paulo
The increased occurrence of extreme weather conditions leading to drought is a key development challenge. This paper studies how these extreme events interact with the political process at the local…
Oct 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…
Apr 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…
Feb 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…
Oct 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…
Oct 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…
Nov 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…
Mar 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…