Chapter 5. Strengthening Macro-Fiscal Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change in the Small States of the Pacific »
Author(s): Hoe Khor , Roger Kronenberg , and Patrizia Tumbarello
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 10 August 2016
Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries
The Pacific island countries (PICs) are among the most susceptible to natural disasters in the world. The combination of location and small size heightens their vulnerability to earthquakes and weather-relat...