The main objective of the book is to establish a platform to provide information on the costs caused by disasters and the costs and benefits of disaster risk management focusing on ex-ante risk financing measures taken governments in developing countries. The final objective is to provide insight into the specific conditions where risk financing may constitute an option that provides net benefits and increases social welfare.

Author names: 
Mechler, R.
Year: 
2004
Publisher: 
Verlag Versicherungswirtschaft
Reference: 

Mechler, R. (2004). Natural disaster risk management and financing disaster losses in developing countries (Vol. 1). Verlag Versicherungswirtschaft.

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