Disaster Resilience Through Financial Inclusion

From access to finance and disaster assistance to the importance of savings, financial inclusion plays a vital role in building resilience to the impacts of disasters and the ability to recover quickly.

Exacerbated by climate change and social and economic conditions, disasters and climate-related events are leaving low-income communities increasingly vulnerable to financial shocks and economic distress.

This special report examines the roles of financial regulators in disaster risk reduction from a financial inclusion perspective and highlights examples of good practices in the AFI network.

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The Inclusive Green Finance workstream is part of the International Climate Initiative (IKI), supported by the German Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), based on a decision by the German Bundestag.

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