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By Swenja Surminski,Thomas Tanner

Why aren’t we making an investment extra in catastrophe resilience, regardless of the emerging bills of catastrophe occasions? This e-book argues that decision-makers in governments, companies, families, and improvement firms are likely to specialise in fending off losses from mess ups, and understand the go back on funding as doubtful – purely realised if a just a little not going catastrophe occasion really happens. 

This booklet develops a brand new company case for funding in accordance with the a number of dividends of resilience. This appears past merely kept away from losses (the first dividend) to the broader advantages won independently of even if the catastrophe occasion happens. those contain unleashing entrepreneurial actions and efficient investments via reducing the looming chance of losses from failures and allowing companies, farmers and householders to take optimistic dangers (the moment dividend); and co-benefits of resilience measures past simply catastrophe chance (the 3rd dividend), akin to flood embankments in Bangladesh that double as roads, or wetlands in Colombo that decrease city warmth extremes.

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