Dialogue on Private- Public Partnerships for Disaster Risk Reduction

On February 22nd, 2007, about 70 professionals from the private sector and the
development community met at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
to explore the opportunities and challenges for developing Private-Public Partnerships (PPPs) for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). This dialogue was organised under the auspices of the World Bank’s new Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) in partnership with the United Nation’s International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) and the World Economic Forum (WEF).

The report captures the key elements of the dialogue as well as the key results arising from these discussions. The action plan based on the outcomes of the meeting is provided in Annex I, agenda of the dialogue is reproduced in Annex II and a list of participants can be found in Annex III.

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Global issues

Disasters and humanitarian affairs