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Presentation
Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum 2014, 1-3 October 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Insurance thus far has not gained its deserving attention as an effective post-disaster recovery tool though the actual role of insurance is always after the disaster. Several bottlenecks that hinder the efficiency and efficacy of insurance for long-term recovery are discussed including improper insurance price signals, contract design aspects and...

Presentation
Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum 2014, 1-3 October 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Non-economic loss and damage have not been uniformly and sufficiently reported in various international and national disaster databases. There are challenges such as difficulty in estimating loss and damage and incorporating them in risk reduction decision making. The APN project aims to prioritize important non-economic loss and damage and...