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Disaster Resilient Microfinance


Microfinance is now an embedded feature of almost all low and middle income countries inextricably linked to the development of local markets and economies. These countries are often the most exposed to disasters triggered by natural hazards and so one must ask: “Can microfinance improve its role in building the resilience of communities exposed to disaster risk?”


VisionFund's microfinance tools are an essential component of World Vision's response to natural disasters. You can read more about our integrated disaster recovery approach at VisionFund's work is explained in the 'Aiding Recovery' section.



Read VisionFund and the ADB's Report Online:Disaster-Resilient Microfinance:Learning from Communities Affected by Typhoon Haiyan

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