Resilient transport investments: a climate imperative for Small Island Developing Countries

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Damaged road from flooding
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http://blogs.worldbank.org/transport/resilient-transport-investments-climate-imperative-small-island-developing-countries
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Franz Drees-Gross
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A new report on lays out a new, tailored approach to increasing disaster resilience in small island developing states. What makes resilient transport especially critical for SIDS are the large recovery costs, the dependency on infrastructure for which there is no redundancy, and the major role transport systems play in their economies.