Disaster Risk Financing

A global survey of practices and challenges

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The publication provides an overview of the disaster risk assessment and financing practices of a broad range of economies relative to guidance elaborated in G20/OECD Framework for Disaster Risk Assessment and Risk Financing. The publications is based on survey responses provided by 29 economies, as well as research undertaken by the OECD and other international organisations, and provides a global overview of the approaches that economies facing various levels of disaster risk and economic development have taken to managing the financial impacts of natural and man-made catastrophes.



Financial management of disaster risks

This chapter provides an introduction to the financial implications of catastrophes and guidance available to support economies in their efforts to manage those financial risks, including the OECD Recommendation on Good Practices for Mitigating and Financing Catastrophic Risks and the G20/OECD Methodological Framework for Disaster Risk Assessment and Risk Financing. It also outlines the significant responsibilities of Finance Ministries in the financial management of disaster risks.


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