The cost of natural disasters to Australia’s economy is more than double what was previously estimated because the long-term cost of social factors such as mental illness and drug and alcohol abuse was not previously taken into account.
That is the claim of two new reports by the Australian Business Roundtable for Disaster Resilience & Safer Communities, which examined the true cost of natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods and bush fires.
Get a free 30 day trial to access all Supply Management website stories click here >
Receive email job alerts from Supply Management Jobs click here >
Not a CIPS member? Why not join CIPS to access a full range of benefits, including:
And much more.
Click here to join >