The economic impact of losing livestock in a disaster- Sambal member upload

The economic impact of losing livestock in a disaster From a global perspective, one of the most pressing Needs [in disaster relief] is to improve livestock relief programming. A major section of the population in the world rely heavily on Livestock f

BY: Manoj Kumar
Original Source / Author: Economists at Large Pty Ltd 13 Dec, 2017

The economic impact of losing livestock in a disaster

From a global perspective, one of the most pressing Needs [in disaster relief] is to improve livestock relief programming. A major section of the population in the world  rely heavily on Livestock for their social and economic well--‐being. This literature reviews investigates the “economic impact  of loosing    livestock in a disaster .It covers a wide range of material relating to the role of livestock in development, economics of disasters ,the treatment of livestock in disaster recovery efforts, and case studies on particular disaster events The purpose of this Research is to highlight the current state of the  Literature relevant  to livestock and disasters and to suggest future research areas that would help to understand the subject better.   When livestock losses occur due to a disaster, it is direct value that can be estimated using Market prices.  However such loss rarely incorporates the indirect values of livestock. It is difficult to observe, but often more important than the direct financial loss incurred in a disaster. An understanding and acknowledgment of these indirect losses Is crucial. it will help  in understanding why  the loss of  livestock  in natural disasters is so damaging.
 

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