Megadisasters: Why Learning Matters | World Bank Institute (WBI)

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July 10, 2014―Disaster risk management is becoming increasingly important as population densities rise in urban areas around the world. A new report, Learning from Megadisasters, shares lessons learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. Even poor countries with limited resources can build their capacity to prepare for and cope with disasters.

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