Compendium of Good Practices on Quality Infrastructure 2024

Building Resilience to Natural Disasters

In an era defined by the urgent climate crisis, unpredictable weather patterns and increasingly frequent natural disasters, ensuring infrastructure resilience to such events is paramount. This report discusses ways of enhancing government capacities to prevent, react and rebuild, thereby minimising the impact of natural disasters on infrastructure assets and operations. It identifies data, collaboration and technologies as drivers of resilience, and highlights financial resources, technical skills and regulatory frameworks as key enablers. The report presents seven actionable principles to ensure infrastructure resilience, drawing from global good practices and in-depth analyses of infrastructure projects in Colombia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mozambique and the United States.

Published on April 09, 2024


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Executive summary
Ensuring infrastructure resilience to natural disasters is a global priority
Global good practices for infrastructure resilience to natural disasters
Making infrastructure resilient to natural disasters: Learning from concrete projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the OECD
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