Disaster Risk Management and Fiscal Policy: Narratives, Tools and Evidence Associated with Assessing Fiscal Risk and Building Resilience (World Bank)

This policy research paper by the World Bank addresses the question of whether and how co-benefits through disaster resilience building, can be further promoted, in particular how economic and broader benefits can be realized by those who make fiscal policy decisions? The paper examines the interplay between public disaster risk management investment and fiscal policy, and provides an overview of the current debate, as well as assessment methods, tools and policy options.