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Can Disasters Help to Improve a Country's Economy

Author/Source : ICIMOD
Publish Date :Mon, 01 Dec 2008

The e-discussion topic ‘Can disasters help to improve a country's

economy?’ was posted on the Asia Pacific Mountain Network

discussion list [mf-asiapacific] in reference to an article by Drake

Bennett, which appeared on the Boston Globe website on 6 July

2008 with the heading ‘How disasters help: Natural disasters can

give a boost to the countries where they occur – and sometimes,

the more the better’

MF/APMN members from 7 to 18 July 2008 sharing valuable

information and ideas. Contributions came from a wide range of

professionals from research institutions, academia, development

and rehabilitation organisations, NGOs, and civil society.

1. A total of 32 contributions were received from