More than five times as much is spent on disaster response as on disaster risk reduction

Disaster financing as a proportion of international aid, 1991-2010

Reconstruction and

rehabilitation

$23.3bn

Disaster risk reduction

$13.5bn

 

Emergency

response

$69.9bn

$3.03trn

Total international aid

Reconstruction and rehabilitation

$23.3bn

Disaster risk reduction

$13.5bn

 

Emergency response

$69.9bn

$3.03trn

Total international aid