What is Disaster Risk Financing?

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What is disaster risk financing, and how can it help governments prepare for disasters such as climate change, flash floods, droughts, and epidemics?

How did the Kingdom of Lesotho implement disaster risk financing?

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This video was produced by the Academic Alliance for Anticipatory Action and made possible through support provided by the Office of Acquisition and Assistance, Bureau for Management, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), under the terms of Cooperative Agreement No. 720BHA21CA00044. The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID.


The Academic Alliance for Anticipatory Action (4As) is a global consortium of universities supported by USAID that is building the evidence base on why acting ahead of hazards and risks saves lives.