03 May 2012

IIASA catastrophe model workshop in Madagascar

IIASA researchers met with high-level officials from Madagascar's Ministries of Finance and Economic Affairs, 2-4 May, to demonstrate how the IIASA CatSim model can be used to incorporate disaster risk management into development planning.

Madagascar landscape © Youssouf Cader | Dreamstime.com

Madagascar landscape

The CatSim model provides guidance on how Madagascar can reduce its dependency on loans and donations from the international community to finance disaster losses, a practice considered unsustainable by donors and government.

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