SEPT 5 & 6 2024

LA Convention Center

Mary Boyer: Speaking at the Disaster Expo California

Mary Boyer

Disaster Risk Management Specialist  -  World Bank

Strengthening Disaster Risk Management in Developing Countries

Data scarcity, high vulnerability to natural hazards, limited fiscal space, fragile governance mechanisms.
These are some of the challenges low and middle-income countries face in preparing for and responding to disasters. In the coming years, disasters caused by climate impacts, geophysical hazards and health emergencies will continue to disproportionately impacts these countries—leading to losses in development gains and regional spillover effects. Cost effective DRM solutions are critical.

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