Money is sent to countries in the developing world as individually small amounts but add up to collectively huge amounts – US$431.6 billion in 2015. Remittances are sent to loved ones when they need it most – they are an extremely quick and effective way of making sure that people can survive. “The Power of Remittances” explores the vital role they play and the value they add – especially for those caught up in a natural disaster.
“After the Cyclone: The Power of Remittances” shines the light on the role this money plays, particularly for people affected by natural disasters.
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- Date Published: May 31, 2016