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The World Bank Debuts Disaster Risk Management Publication for Latin America and the Caribbean

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The debut publication of  “Insights in DRM – A Practitioner’s Perspective on Disaster Risk Management in Latin America and the Caribbean” by the World Bank’s Latin American and Caribbean Disaster Risk and Urban Development (LCSDU) team is here. The first issue, Open Data for Resilience (OpenDRI) in the Caribbean, focuses on the use of spatial data in decision making to reduce disaster risk.

Click here to download the live, multi-media publication, including an interactive map to enter into spatial data management platforms in the Caribbean.

This LCSDU publication, “Insights in DRM”, aims to highlight DRM interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean and share knowledge with development practitioners, as well as aficionados in government, private sector, and civil society.  Upcoming issues will include topics such as risk assessment, disaster risk financing and insurance, climate resilience and other related themes.

For more information or to provide suggestions for future issues, please email: Bradley Lyon (blyon@worldbank.org)


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