Making an Impact in Disaster Response, Recovery and Resilience

  • Published: 17 January 2013

This business briefing demonstrates how business can make a greater impact with their contributions to disaster response and recovery. And how strategic partnerships between businesses and the humanitarian sector can increase disaster resilience in vulnerable communities and provide significant business opportunities. This is especially important for businesses operating in the world’s most disaster-prone region – Asia-Pacific. The predicted increase in the occurrence of disasters will have social, political, and economic repercussions that can leave societies and markets unstable. Strategic collaborative efforts between business and key actors in the humanitarian and public sector can help safeguard business investments from disaster risks while contributing to the sustainable development and economic vitality of communities.

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