This infographic presents the very latest figures on finance for disaster risk reduction. It provides a preview of a report, due to be released in the summer of 2013, which will present a thorough review of natural disaster related financing using the Disaster Aid Tracking (DAT) database.
It is eight years into the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action for disaster risk reduction and two years to its likely renewal. At this crucial juncture, with all these decisions likely to shape how disaster risk is managed well into the future, now is the time to ask the question: how much has the international community contributed? Has it matched rhetoric with action?
With growing consensus among the international community on investing more and better in disaster risk reduction, this is an opportune time to take an in-depth look into past and current commitments.
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