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White Paper

The Australian Business Roundtable for Disaster Resilience and Safer Communities commissioned a fact-based, comprehensive White Paper, Building our Nation's Resilience to Natural Disasters, through Deloitte Access Economics. The White Paper aims to considerably assist decision making about the allocation of scarce resources and support the development of policy around natural disaster mitigation.

Released 20 June 2013

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Glossary and Acronyms
Executive Summary
1. Introduction
2. The cost of natural disasters
3. Roles and responsibilities in disaster management
4. Building the case for resilience - Australian examples
5. Recommendations
References
Appendix A: Resilisence - the structure of the problem
Appendix B: Resilience - international experience
Appendix C: National forecasting methodology
Appendix D: Productivity Commission Report
Appendix E: Cost benefit analysis methodology
Appendix F: CBA Handbook

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