Nov 30 2017
Global Resilience Partnership
Communities and entire nations around the globe are faced with recurring shocks and stresses that are only increasing in frequency and magnitude—from coastal storms to pandemics to civil conflict. While there are many actors helping to respond to immediate crises, these interventions have traditionally focused on relief and rebuilding, or on longer-term development, without planning for unforeseen shocks and stresses. As a result, $1 of every $3 spent in development assistance is wasted.