Unbreakable: Building the Resilience of the Poor in the Face of Natural Disasters (Climate Change and Development) by Stephane Hallegatte
English | Dec. 6, 2016 | ISBN: 1464810036 | 201 Pages | PDF | 37 MB
'Economic losses from natural disasters totaled $92 billion in 2015.' Such statements, all too commonplace, assess the severity of disasters by no other measure than the damage inflicted on buildings, infrastructure, and agricultural production. But $1 in losses does not mean the same thing to a rich person that it does to a poor person; the gravity of a $92 billion loss depends on who experiences it.