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Disaster risk reduction isn't all about money

Written by Emily Wilkinson

'Getting resilience/risk reduction on to the political agenda is not easy, and even in countries like Mexico - with a mature inter-governmental disaster management system and what the World Bank refers to as ‘one of the most sophisticated disaster financing vehicles in the world’ - the prevailing governance regime is heavily biased towards ex-post response measures, not reducing risk.'