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Incentives for Reducing Disaster Risk in Urban Areas: Experiences From Da Nang (Viet Nam), Kathmandu Valley (Nepal), and Naga City (Philippines)
(Asian Development Bank, 2016-06-30)
This document summarizes experiences of Da Nang, Viet Nam; the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal; and Naga City in the Philippines in providing incentives for disaster risk reduction. It explains what incentives are, how they are currently used in the case study ...
Disaster - Resilient Microfinance: Learning from Communities Affected by Typhoon Haiyan
(Asian Development Bank, 2016-05-30)
The Philippines is prone to frequent and extreme weather shocks and climate-related disasters. Poor households engaged in agricultural and fisheries sectors particularly feel the effects of these shocks given the direct impact of weather on their ...
Philippine City Disaster Insurance Pool: Rationale and Design
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-02-28)
This report presents the rationale for and design of a city government disaster insurance pool in the Philippines. Insurance pools help governments enhance their financial preparedness for disasters, focusing on the provision of rapid post-disaster ...