The Future of Disaster Risk Reduction is in Better Financing

By Sanny Jegillos, Regional Advisor and Team Leader of Disaster Risk Reduction team, UNDP Asia and the Pacific

Monsoon rains batter the world’s largest refugee settlement in Ukhiya Kutupalong, Bangladesh. Photo: Sanny Jegillos.
Sanny Jegillos, Regional DRR Advisor, UNDP Asia and the Pacific
International priorities favor post-disaster financing. Large DRR investment in 2005 were driven by the Kashmir earthquake in October 2005 and the Indian Ocean tsunami in December 2004.
Photos: UNDP Philippines
Photo: UNDP Philipines

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