ADB Op-Eds/Opinion:Disaster Risk Financing Needed to Help Safeguard Asia-Pacific from Future Hazards

Coconut farmers in the Philippines, factory workers in Thailand and the fishing community in Indonesia know a hard truth about the losses wrought by natural hazards: lost income can significantly stall a community's recovery, pulling those who survive deeper into a cycle of poverty and loss that's hard to break.

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Publish Date: 13th May 2014

Last Updated: 12th March 2015

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