Build your knowledge of Disaster Risk Finance with free e-learning courses available through the World Bank's Open Learning Campus
Fundamentals of Disaster Risk Finance
Jump into a case study and understand how governments have to make difficult trade-offs in the aftermath of a disaster. Gain key insights into a range of innovative disaster risk finance projects across the globe.
The Fundamentals of Disaster Risk Finance e-learning will raise your understanding of the purpose, scope, development impact and basic principles of DRF and empower you to start a conversation on DRF with internal and external stakeholders.
Estimated time: 60 minutes
This self-paced online course will help you understand:
· What disaster risk finance is (and is not)
· How governments can mitigate the fiscal impacts of disasters
· The trade-offs that need to be made when disaster funds are insufficient
· How governments can strengthen financial resilience against disasters