Dec 2005
Author(s): Pettersen, Ivar; Skjelvik, John Magne; Krokeide, Nils Atle
This technical paper analyzes the potential practical application of financial instruments for natural hazard risk finance and transfer in Latin America. The study first presents an overview of the…
Sep 2005
Author(s): Cardona, Omar D.
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Desastres Naturales del Diálogo Regional de Política para la Reunión Subregional de los Países Andinos celebrada el día 15 de setiembre de 2005.
Sep 2005
Author(s): Cardona, Omar D.
Esta presentación fue comissionada por la Red de Desastres Naturales del Diálogo Regional de Política para la Reunión Subregional de los Países Andinos celebrada el día 15 de setiembre de 2005 en…
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…
Jul 2005
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UN); Cardona, Omar D.
The objective of this program is to facilitate access to relevant information on disaster risk and risk management by national decision-makers, thus making possible the identification and proposal of…
Jul 2005
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UN); Cardona, Omar D.
Los desastres son eventos socioambientales cuya materialización es el resultado de la construcción social del riesgo. El propósito del sistema de indicadores propuesto en el presente trabajo es…
Jun 2005
Author(s): Cardona, Omar D.; Lavell, Allan M.
This presentation was commissioned by the Natural Disaster Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the V Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on June 13th and 14th, 2005. Institutional, Legal And…
Jun 2005
Author(s): Cardona, Omar D.; Lavell, Allan M.
This presentation was commissioned by the Natural Disaster Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the V Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on June 13th and 14th, 2005.
Jun 2005
Author(s): Cardona, Omar D.; Lavell, Allan M.
This presentation was commissioned by the Natural Disaster Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the V Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on June 13th and 14th, 2005. Capacidad institucional para…
Jun 2005
Author(s): Cardona, Omar D.; Lavell, Allan M.
This presentation was commissioned by the Natural Disaster Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the V Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on June 13th and 14th, 2005.
Jun 2005
Author(s): Mansilla, Elizabeth; Lavell, Allan M.; Cardona, Omar D.; Moreno, Álvaro M.
The present study was based on a short and intensive period of field work in four countries (El Salvador, Jamaica, Chile and Colombia) and analysis based on researcher knowledge, secondary sources…
Jun 2005
Author(s): Mansilla, Elizabeth; Lavell, Allan M.; Cardona, Omar D.; Moreno, Álvaro M.
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Desastres Naturales del Diálogo Regional de Política para la V Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 13 y 14 de junio de 2005. El propósito de este…
May 2005
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This evaluation (RE-307) of the Bank's country program in El Salvador covers the period from 1992 to 2004. The review period thus begins with the conclusion of the Peace Accords and the end of…
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…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Cardona, Omar D.
This document is the summary report of the IDB-sponsored system of disaster risk and risk management indicators presented at the World Conference on Disaster Reduction in Kobe, Japan, 2005. The…