Assessing Climate and Disaster Risks of Infrastructure Systems

Series: Virtual Dialogues on Resilient Infrastructure

Assessing Climate and Disaster Risks of Infrastructure Systems

11 November 2020

As countries in Asia and the Pacific face an increasingly uncertain future, enhancing the resilience of infrastructure to disasters and climate change requires innovative and effective measures to evaluate multi-hazard risk. This session shared four brief case studies (Indonesia, Myanmar, Tonga, Viet Nam) from international and regional experts highlighting risk assessment approaches and solutions, followed by participant break-out groups which explored the cases in further detail.

This Webinar was part of Season 1 of the Virtual Dialogues on Resilient Infrastructure series.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
11 Nov 2020 Presentation 1 Emerging Perspectives on Climate and Disaster Risk Assessment Image
This presentation gives an overview on good practices and trends for assessing climate and disaster risks for infrastructure.
Belinda Hewitt
11 Nov 2020 Presentation 2 Resilient Infrastructure: Indonesia Water Sector
This presentation gives insights on ADB’s experience and lessons learned from Indonesia Water Sector.
Peter Droogers
11 Nov 2020 Presentation 3 Prioritizing Investments in Transport Infrastructure Resilience in Viet Nam
This presentation gives ideas on the benefit-cost ratio of investment in enhancing the resilience of the transport network and infrastructure in Viet ...
Jim Hall
11 Nov 2020 Presentation 4 Tongatapu Multi-Hazard Disaster Risk Assessment
This presentation gives an overview of preliminary lessons from piloting a comprehensive approach to disaster risk assessments in the Pacific.
Alexandra Galperin
11 Nov 2020 Presentation 5 Myanmar Disaster Risk Assessment
This presentation gives an overview of the Myanmar Unified Platform for Disaster Risk Application.
Jaiganesh Murugesan


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