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Infrastructure is generally viewed only through the lens of necessity for a country or organization but is not a common concern for many, until they experience a sudden dearth of it. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought out the need to focus on managing systemic and cascading risks and…


Webinar: The ‘Financial Case’ of Resilient Infrastructure: Integrating Disaster and Climate Risks into Infrastructure Investment Decisions

Schedule: 23 September 2021 (CDRI Day) | 1400-1515 (CET)/1730-1845 (IST)

Making a ‘financial case’ for resilient infrastructure is essential to incentivize private capital to deliver risk-adjusted returns…


Webinar: Disaster Risk Finance for Public Infrastructure Assets in the Developing World: Opportunities and Challenges

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To engage with the diverse set of actors involved in risk financing, CDRI is initiating dialogues on the theme ‘…


Prime Ministers of India, UK, Fiji and Italy inaugurate the third International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure 2021

New Delhi, 17 March 2021 – The third edition of the International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (ICDRI) 2021 was inaugurated by the Prime…


CDRI dialogue with Civil Society Organizations

On 2 March 2021, the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) in collaboration with SEEDS held a dialogue with civil society organizations working with vulnerable groups and their communities.

The dialogue explored avenues for broad basing the Disaster Resilient…


CDRI Roundtable with Ambassadors and Embassy Officials

On 22 February 2021, the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI ) held a roundtable discussion with ambassadors and officials of 11 countries to discuss issues around disaster resilient infrastructure and the importance of global partnerships, the urgency of knowledge sharing…


Webinar: Build Back Better: building resilient health infrastructure and supply chains. What have we learnt from COVID-19?

This virtual event featured Sasakawa Award winner and Principal Secretary of the Prime Minister of India, Dr. P.K. Mishra, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mami Mizutori; and other high-level participants from around the globe who will reflect on the…