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When it comes to victim compensation, Feldman and Fish write, 'transnational regulatory regimes for compensating victims of natural disasters are largely non-existent.' Individuals are usually not compensated for personal injuries or property losses. Many private insurance policies exclude types of disaster risk, and many individual underestimate the risk of natural disasters and tend to underinsure....
University of Pennsylvania
During the French presidential visit to Guiuan in February 2015, the French government reiterated its support to those most affected by the consequences of climate change in the Philippines, by supporting ACTED’s activities with the support of the French Development Agency (AFD). Part of this support will go to coconut farmers, hit severely by more and more frequent natural disasters due to global warming...
Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development

This volume presents eighteen case studies of natural disasters from Australia, Europe, North America and developing countries. By comparing the impacts, it seeks to identify what moves people to adapt, which adaptive activities succeed and which fail

Cambridge University Press

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