What do a billion dollar hydropower plant and a farmer in Ethiopia have in common?
They can both be wiped out by drought.
Developed and developing countries may feel the effects of natural catastrophes equally, but the rate of recovery is disproportionate. Contributing to resilience is Swiss Re's goal, both on a micro and macro scale. One hundred and fifty years from now, we want to see individuals, communities, businesses and governments around the globe equipped to prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural catastrophes. Read more: http://www.theglobalist.com/strengthening-resilience-in-developing-countries/
Category: Climate/natural disasters: Resilience