Reducing the Risk of Disasters and Climate Variability in the Pacific Islands – Papua New Guinea

This report from the World Bank aims to deepen understanding of the national needs of operational disaster and climate risk management in the Pacific islands.

This assessment highlights aspects such as the current country status; gaps, opportunities, and barriers related to (a) national policies, strategies, plans, and activities to manage natural hazards; (b) the enabling environment for a comprehensive risk management approach to natural hazards; and (c) the capacity to undertake such a comprehensive approach, including institutional arrangements, human resources, public awareness, information, and national budget allocations.

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The World Bank (2010). Reducing the Risk of Disasters and Climate Variability in the Pacific Islands - Papua New Guinea Country Assessment. Washington DC, USA: Retrieved from http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2...

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