Dec 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El presente documento sintetiza los resultados de la aplicación del Índice de Gobernabilidad y Políticas Públicas en Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres (iGOPP) para el 2013 en 11 países seleccionados…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
One of the key strategic activities of disaster risk management at country level is the assessment of disaster risk. However, few methods allow analysis of the disaster risk for two reasons. One is…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Melgarejo, Karl Alexander; Sierra, Ricardo
This report addresses several critical questions regarding Caribbean nations. Does size matter for economic growth and volatility? To what degree has Caribbean economic growth been inferior to that…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Simpson, Murray; Mercer Clarke, Colleen S.L.; Clarke, John D.; Scott, Daniel; Clarke, Alexander J.
Bank investments in tourism and other coastal development projects have been on the rise, generating an interest in the development of instruments and tools that would more effectively inform Bank…
Jul 2005
Author(s): Cardona, Omar D.
This report describes the application in 12 countries of a system of four indicators that measure the potential impact of natural hazards, the key element of those countries' vulnerability, and…