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Vinod Thomas talks about the changing trends in climate related natural disasters

Natural Disasters and Climate Change

Vinod Thomas, Director General of Independent Evaluation at ADB, talks about the changing trends in climate related natural disasters, and the growing risk they pose to populations in different parts of Asia. Using evaluation lessons, he discusses the vital need to mainstream risk assessment in developing country growth strategies and donor support, and to build in climate mitigation and adaptation in operations and policy dialogues.