Director of NGO Disaster Preparedness Program Matt Grager writes in Alliance magazine about five steps donors can take to integrate disaster resilience into their philanthropy, making their giving more effective. Here is an excerpt:
"Step 1: Assess disaster-vulnerable assets and investments
Donors should take a close look at their assets and philanthropic investments in regions vulnerable to disasters and climate change to better understand how they are affected when hazard events such as storms, earthquakes and floods strike. Give2Asia’s recent white paper Disaster Vulnerability and Donor Opportunity can be a useful resource in evaluating investments in South and South East Asia." Read more.