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.

Read the full article.


Publish Date: 13th May 2014

Last Updated: 12th March 2015

See more content: Climate Change GMS

See also

The Greater Mekong Subregion Roundtable on Climate Change Adaptation

31st March 2018
News

The GMS Roundtable on Climate Change Adaptation was launched by the Environment Operations Center in 2013 as forum for Bangkok-based regional organizations working on climate change to regularly meet, share information, and collaborate on climate challenges. Since its inception, roundtable partners have identified critical research gaps, developed adaptation tools and methodologies, and collaborated on new knowledge resources.

More details

Promoting Strategic Environmental Assessments

31st March 2018
News

The Core Environment Program (CEP) has led efforts since 2007 to promote the use of strategic environmental assessments (SEAs) as a key approach for sustainable development planning in the GMS.

More details
Back to Online Library