Fiscal resilience challenged

Hochrainer-Stigler S, Mechler R, & Laurien F (2017). Fiscal resilience challenged. In: The GAR Atlas: Unveiling Global Disaster Risk. pp. 47-52 United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), Geneva, Switzerland.

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Abstract

The GAR Risk Atlas contributes to unveiling the hidden risk in national economies and their urban centres.
Building on a multi-year effort by a consortium of leading scientific institutions coordinated by UNISDR, it provides a global vision of where and how disaster risk can undermine development.
It estimates the probability of future disaster losses in the built environment for five major hazards (earthquakes, tsunamis, riverine floods, and tropical cyclones - winds and storm surge) and for every country and territory in the world and represents the results using robust risk metrics such as Average Annual Loss (AAL) and Probable Maximum Loss (PML).

The GAR Risk Atlas (special report of the GAR series) presents the fully updated results of the global risk assessment in a visually appealing and innovative manner.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Programs: Risk & Resilience (RISK)
Risk, Policy and Vulnerability (RPV)
Depositing User: Romeo Molina
Date Deposited: 22 May 2017 09:52
Last Modified: 23 May 2017 15:12
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/14617

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