Resilience Dialogue: “The Disaster That Never Happened—How Resilient Infrastructure Will Save The World”, Annual Meeting of the World Bank Group, October 2017

On annual International Day for Disaster Reduction, October 13, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), the World Bank Tokyo Disaster Risk Management Hub, the Government of Japan, the European Union, and USAID hosted a special instance of the Resilience Dialogue series. This event, which was conducted in parallel with the 2017 World Bank and International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings, took an in-depth look at the role that quality infrastructure, including nature based solutions, will play in protecting communities from compounding climate and disaster risk. With climate change, rapid urbanization, and other drivers increasing vulnerability, especially for the poor, this discussion explored how the built environment and nature-based solutions can better protect lives and livelihoods around the globe.

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    The Disaster That Never Happened: Can Resilient Infrastructure Save the World?