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WCDRR side event: Incentives for investment

Event Info

Date 17th Mar 2015
Location Sendai, Japan and online
Price
Event Organiser Climate and Environment programme, Overseas Development Institute

Chair

Tom Mitchell, ODI

Speakers

Swenja Surminski, LSE
Widening the benefits of DRM: From avoided losses to prosperity and co-benefits

Stephane Hallegatte, World Bank
Reducing background risk and unlocking innovation, growth and prosperity

Emily Wilkinson, ODI
Co-benefits of DRR investments

Reinhard Mechler, IIASA
Fiscal benefits of managing disaster risk

This event aims to change the debate on how to incentivize greater investment in DRR by devoting more attention to the wider benefits of DRR investments that occur independently of whether or not the disaster event occurs.

A lively panel session will draw on preliminary study findings of a report entitled 'Unlocking the triple dividend of resilience: why investing in disaster risk management pays off', by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), World Bank, GFDRR and partners.

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Event Info

Date 17th Mar 2015
Location Sendai, Japan and online
Price
Event Organiser Climate and Environment programme, Overseas Development Institute