Tags: private sector

Resilience in Action: Lessons from Public-Private Collaborations Around the World

This report discusses nine outstanding cases of collaborations that build resilience, selected from an analysis of over 100 examples of public-private collaborations in developing countries. These case studies show how innovative collaborations can make communities, economies, and businesses more resilient to existing and emerging threats. They demonstrate how a wide array of players are involved …

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Climate Resilient Infrastructure: Preparing for a Changing Climate

This document has been produced as a response to calls from industry – infrastructure owners, investors and insurers – for a Government vision and policy on adapting infrastructure to climate change. It is designed to catalyse action to adapt infrastructure in the energy, ICT, transport and water sectors (infrastructure networks). It makes the case for action, identifies who …

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ShakeOut earthquake drills

The Great ShakeOut is a once a year earthquake drill first held in California in 2008 to raise awareness across all segments of the community. Participation has since spread around the globe and an increasing numebr of communities take part every year. The Great ShakeOut website, ShakeOut Drill Manual for Schools, ShakeOut Drill Manual for …

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Ready When the Time Comes

Overview of American Red Cross program to tap into the corporate sector’s expertise by training employees from partnering corporations and mobilizing them as a community-based volunteer force when disaster strikes. Ready When the Time Comes http://www.redcross.org/supporters/corporate-foundations/ready-when-the-time-comes

Analysis of Disaster Risk Management in Colombia: A Contribution to the Creation of Public Policies

This World Bank report offers not only a summary of the disaster risks in Colombia but also the opportunities to articulate disaster risk management in current planning, investment and monitoring and control instruments. It makes the case for defining public and private responsibility as part of the strategy in reducing Colombia’s fiscal vulnerability in the …

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