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Disasters cause huge economic losses. According to the World Bank, disasters threatened the GDPs of all the Least Developed Countries and more than 60 developing countries. In a small developing country, even a single medium-size disaster can reverse economic development. In a matter of minutes or hours, rapid-onset catastrophic disasters like earthquakes, tsunamis, flash floods and volcanoes can destroy the hard-earned development gains of decades or even centuries.

Sustainable Development Goals:
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