New World Bank response to flood and drought risk management
Over the last two decades, at least 1.65 billion people have been affected by floods and 1.43 billion by droughts. The economic and social costs have been enormous.
A new report from the World Bank offers a new perspective – an “EPIC Response” to better manage hydro-climatic risks. “EPIC Response” stands for: “Enable, Plan, Invest, Control”, which will help national governments to respond to and have a greater impact on managing flood and drought risks.
- Download the full report and explore the issue here.