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Mar. 17th(Tue)Sendai

Incentives for investment:
Co-benefits and a new business case for disaster risk management

Date
2015.03.17 17:30 - 19:00
Language
English

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

Chair
Tom Mitchell, ODI

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

A lively panel session will draw on preliminary study ndings 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.

The event will take place from 17:30-19:00 in room B101 at Tohoku University Kawauchi-kita Campus and will be followed by refreshments in the Conversation Lounge.

Theme
Target
Ordinary People,Specialists
Language
English
Reservation
Free Entry
Capacity
150people
Organization
Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
Climate and Development Knowledge Network(CDKN)
Links
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