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Apr 2006
Author(s): Keipi, Kari
This presentation was commissioned by the Natural Disaster Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the VI Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on April 24th and 25th, 2006. Presentation on The role 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…
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…
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…
Jan 2000
Author(s): de Camino, Ronnie; Tresierra, Julio C.; López, Ramón; Kelly, Thomas; Simula, Markku; Keipi, Kari; Jaramillo, Carlos Felipe; Haltia, Olli; Hardner, Jared J.; Dourojeanni, Marc J.; Laarman, Jan G.; Rice, Richard
"Forest Resource Policy in Latin America" gathers the thinking of a score of experts on sustainable use and management of forests, including incentives for investment. The authors tackle…
Dec 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…