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29 Feb 2016 description

Executive summary

Does disaster risk reduction actually pay off? If so, what are the benefits and underlying mechanisms? This costbenefit analysis (CBA) finds that the USD 2.4 million of external support to the disaster risk management programme of Georgia Red Cross Society (GRCS), launched in 2010, has paid off extremely well: In the three surveyed areas, identified benefit-cost ratios range between 12.51 and 54.54.

17 Jun 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1010
USSR - GEORGIAN SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLIC
EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
17 JUNE 91
1. EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 6.3 ON RICHTER SCALE OCCURRED IN GEORGIAN SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLIC ON 15 JUNE AT OO.59 HRS. LOCATION IS IN THE SAME GENERAL AREA AS THE EARTHQUAKE OF APRIL 91.

2. RED CROSS FIRST ASSESSMENT OF CASUALTIES AND DAMAGE INDICATES 10 TO 15 VILLAGES SERIOUSLY AFFECTED: 7 DEAD, 62 INJURED AND 15,000 TO 25,000 MADE HOMELESS. 455 TENTS, 3,000 BLANKETS AND ONE WHO EMERGENCY HEALTH KIT DISTRIBUTED.