WCDRR side event: Incentives for investment

17 March 2015 17:30 - 19:30 GMT+09
Public event
Streamed live online


Tom Mitchell, ODI


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 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.

Tohoku University B101