Natural Disasters

A natural disaster is a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth; examples include floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, storms, and other geologic processes. A natural disaster can cause loss of life or damage property, and typically leaves some economic damage in its wake, the severity of which depends on the affected population's resilience and on the infrastructure available.In modern times, the divide between natural, man-made and man-accelerated is quite difficult to draw with human choices like architecture, fire, resource management or even climate change potentially playing a role. An adverse event will not rise …



World Bank Group · 1 December 2023

Bank to evaluate how adaptable and scalable a social protection system is to varying shocks. Natural disasters and the impact of climate change have and continue to disproportionally affect poor and vulnerable

IRENA: International Renewable Energy Agency · 24 November 2023 English

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can also be affected by diseases or fire. Natural disasters such as hailstorms, insect infestations, floods

RSIS: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies · 23 November 2023 English

Benjamin William, the enormity of the task of disaster management has only increased with the existential issue of the climate crisis. [...] This is particularly important in the context of …

risks beyond those traditionally posed by natural disasters, such as the changing climate. This integrative

World Bank Group · 23 November 2023 English

Mauritius’s economy has grown dramatically since independence, but its dynamism has waned in recent years. Mauritius’s rapid development has offered a powerful example for developing economies worldwide. However, the economy …

despite Mauritius’s high level of exposure to natural disasters. Resources can also be more efficiently allocated indirect contingent liabilities include natural disasters, systemic bank failures, the outcome of international

EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 23 November 2023 English

evidence for inflationary pressures arising from natural disasters. We then discuss the effectiveness of monetary

World Bank Group · 22 November 2023 English

Côte d'Ivoire is at a crossroads. Despite good progress over the last decade, recent global economic and health shocks have aggravated existing problems including lack of fiscal space, limited access …

services is disproportionally affected by natural disasters driven by socioeconomic and cultural context preparedness and resilience prior and during natural disasters is limited compared to men’s. In Côte d’Ivoire severely putting them at disadvantage during natural disasters.52 The situation in Côte d’Ivoire reflects women from seeking shelter in the event of natural disasters.53 In Côte d’Ivoire, 26 percent of women ages also disadvantaged during the recovery from natural disasters. Recent research indicates that women are

CIGS: Canon Institute for Global Studies · 22 November 2023 English

By looking into the changes in the Middle East, especially in the Persian Gulf region as a major oil and gas producing area that is expected to be significantly affected …

make local communities more resilient to natural disasters. 5. Implications for Japan This chapter discusses

CAPS: Centre for Air Power Studies · 22 November 2023 English

Despite levels of violence in the country actually going down by early 2023, this era following the US withdrawal is marked by regional, strategic, tactical, and ideological rivalries and fractures …

factors, which render it highly exposed to natural disasters and the threat of rising sea levels. Even

EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 22 November 2023 English

2021; Mukherjee and Ouattara, 2021). For both natural disasters (including droughts and storms) and temperature "Naturally negative: The growth effects of natural disasters". Journal of Development Economics 111: 92-106 countries Consumer price inflation Natural disasters (hurricanes and floods) Hurricanes and housing and energy price inflation Natural disasters (droughts, storms, earthquakes) Heterogenous Growth rate of real GDP per capita Natural disasters Natural disasters negatively affect real GDP per

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