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Disaster risk profile : Afghanistan (English)

Afghanistan’s rugged mountain landscape and generally arid climate make it prone to several natural hazards. Climate change also poses threat to Afghanistan’s natural resources, of which the majority of Afghans depend for their livelihood. ... See More +

Working Paper 114097 JAN 01, 2017

Ranghieri,Federica; Fallesen,Ditte Marie Gammelgaard; Jongman,Brenden; Balog,Simone Andrea Breunig; Mashahid,Sayed Sharifullah; Siercke,Guillermo A.; Simpson,Alanna Leigh Disclosed

Harnessing geospatial data through geonode (English)

Effective risk assessment and disaster recovery efforts can only be as good as the data that informs them. With missing or inadequate risk information hindering resilience in many developing countries, the global facility for disaster reduction and recovery (GFDRR) developed geonode, a web-based, open source software that enables users to access, share, and visualize geospatial data. ... See More +

Brief 114475 JAN 01, 2017

Simpson,Alanna Leigh Disclosed

Understanding risk : a growing global community (English)

Building resilience to natural hazards begins with a better understanding of disaster risk. In an effort to bridge gaps in risk information and create a self-sustaining culture of resilience, together with partners around the world, the global facility for disaster reduction and recovery (GFDRR) formed the understanding risk (UR) community in 2010. ... See More +

Brief 114477 JAN 01, 2017

Simpson,Alanna Leigh Disclosed

Disaster risk profile : Madagascar (French)

This Southwest Indian Ocean Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative (SWIO RAFI) seeks to provide a solid basis for the future implementation of disaster risk financing through the improved understanding of disaster risk to participating island nations. ... See More +

Working Paper 114366 NOV 01, 2016

Simpson,Alanna Leigh; Philips, Emma; Balog,Simone Andrea Breunig; Murnane, Richard; Deparday,Vivien; Fraser,Stuart Alexander; Jongman,Brenden; Parmelee,Lisa Ferraro English Disclosed

Disaster risk profile : Comoros (French)

This Southwest Indian Ocean Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative (SWIO RAFI) seeks to provide a solid basis for the future implementation of disaster risk financing through the improved understanding of disaster risk to participating island nations. ... See More +

Working Paper 114365 NOV 01, 2016

Simpson,Alanna Leigh; Philips, Emma; Balog,Simone Andrea Breunig; Murnane, Richard; Deparday,Vivien; Fraser,Stuart Alexander; Jongman,Brenden; Parmelee,Lisa Ferraro English Disclosed

Understanding risk - Building evidence for action : proceedings from the 2016 UR forum (English)

Understanding Risk (UR) Boulder was a 2 day event in October 2015 that convened over 120 experts, practitioners, and community members to discuss challenges we face in building resilience to climate change and natural hazards in the region. ... See More +

Newsletter 110305 SEP 01, 2016

Ghesquiere, Francis Dr; Simpson,Alanna Leigh; Phillips,Emma Katrine; Toro,Joaquin; Balog,Simone Andrea Breunig; Aaserud,Julie Louise Disclosed

Disaster risk profile : Mauritius (English)

This Southwest Indian Ocean Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative (SWIO RAFI) seeks to provide a solid basis for the future implementation of disaster risk financing through the improved understanding of disaster risk to participating island nations. ... See More +

Working Paper 114353 JAN 01, 2016

Simpson,Alanna Leigh; Philips, Emma; Balog,Simone Andrea Breunig; Murnane, Richard; Deparday,Vivien; Fraser,Stuart Alexander; Jongman,Brenden; Parmelee,Lisa Ferraro Disclosed

Disaster risk profile : Seychelles (English)

This Southwest Indian Ocean Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative (SWIO RAFI) seeks to provide a solid basis for the future implementation of disaster risk financing through the improved understanding of disaster risk to participating island nations. ... See More +

Working Paper 114354 JAN 01, 2016

Simpson,Alanna Leigh; Philips, Emma; Balog,Simone Andrea Breunig; Murnane, Richard; Deparday,Vivien; Fraser,Stuart Alexander; Jongman,Brenden; Parmelee,Lisa Ferraro Disclosed

Disaster risk profile : Zanzibar (English)

This Southwest Indian Ocean Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative (SWIO RAFI) seeks to provide a solid basis for the future implementation of disaster risk financing through the improved understanding of disaster risk to participating island nations. ... See More +

Working Paper 114364 JAN 01, 2016

Simpson,Alanna Leigh; Philips, Emma; Balog,Simone Andrea Breunig; Murnane, Richard; Deparday,Vivien; Fraser,Stuart Alexander; Jongman,Brenden; Parmelee,Lisa Ferraro Disclosed

Disaster risk profile : Zanzibar (English)

Zanzibar’s population in 2015 was approximately 1.23 million. Nearly 60 percent live in metropolitan or urban areas and almost30 percent in rural areas. ... See More +

Working Paper 114807 JAN 01, 2016

Simpson,Alanna Leigh; Phillips,Emma Katrine; Balog,Simone Andrea Breunig; Murnane, Richard; Deparday,Vivien; Fraser,Stuart Alexander; Jongman,Brenden; Parmelee,Lisa Ferraro Disclosed

Disaster risk profile : Madagascar (English)

This Southwest Indian Ocean Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative (SWIO RAFI) seeks to provide a solid basis for the future implementation of disaster risk financing through the improved understanding of disaster risk to participating island nations. ... See More +

Working Paper 114366 JAN 01, 2016

Simpson,Alanna Leigh; Philips, Emma; Balog,Simone Andrea Breunig; Murnane, Richard; Deparday,Vivien; Fraser,Stuart Alexander; Jongman,Brenden; Parmelee,Lisa Ferraro French Disclosed

Disaster risk profile : Comoros (English)

This Southwest Indian Ocean Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative (SWIO RAFI) seeks to provide a solid basis for the future implementation of disaster risk financing through the improved understanding of disaster risk to participating island nations. ... See More +

Working Paper 114365 JAN 01, 2016

Simpson,Alanna Leigh; Philips, Emma; Balog,Simone Andrea Breunig; Murnane, Richard; Deparday,Vivien; Fraser,Stuart Alexander; Jongman,Brenden; Parmelee,Lisa Ferraro French Disclosed

Open data for resilience initiative : policy note and principles (English)

The Open Data for Resilience Initiative (OpenDRI) was launched in 2011 to bring the policies and practices of the global open data movement to bear on the challenges of reducing vulnerability to natural hazards and the impacts of climate change. ... See More +

Working Paper 115137 JAN 01, 2016

Simpson,Alanna Leigh; Deparday,Vivien; Hettige,Shanika Dinethi; Soden,Robert John Disclosed

The making of a riskier future : how our decisions are shaping future disaster risk (Vol. 2) : Riskier future : main report (English)

Most disaster risk assessment today is static, focusing only on understanding current risks. A paradigm shift is needed toward dynamic risk assessments, which reveal the drivers of risk and effectiveness of policies focused on reducing risk. ... See More +

Working Paper 115138 JAN 01, 2016

Fraser,Stuart Alexander; Jongman,Brenden; Balog,Simone Andrea Breunig; Simpson,Alanna Leigh; Saito,Keiko; Himmelfarb,Anne Disclosed

The making of a riskier future : how our decisions are shaping future disaster risk : Executive summary (English)

Most disaster risk assessment today is static, focusing only on understanding current risks. A paradigm shift is needed toward dynamic risk assessments, which reveal the drivers of risk and effectiveness of policies focused on reducing risk. ... See More +

Working Paper 115138 JAN 01, 2016

Fraser,Stuart Alexander; Jongman,Brenden; Balog,Simone Andrea Breunig; Simpson,Alanna Leigh; Saito,Keiko; Himmelfarb,Anne Disclosed

Understanding risk : producing actionable information - proceedings from the 2014 UR forum (English)

Understanding risk (UR) is a global community of almost 3,500 experts and practitioners in the field of disaster risk assessment. Every two years, the global facility for disaster reduction and recovery (GFDRR) convenes the UR forum - a five-day event to showcase best practices and the latest technical know-how in disaster risk assessment. ... See More +

Working Paper 96529 JAN 01, 2014

Ghesquiere,Francis; Simpson,Alanna Leigh; Phillips,Emma Katrine; Toro Landivar,Jose C. Joaquin; Wyan,Angela Adilia; Balog,Simone Andrea Breunig; Heslop, Clio Disclosed

Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Chinese)

This report presents the World Bank Group's experience in climate and disaster resilient development and contends that it is essential to eliminate extreme poverty and achieve shared prosperity by 2030. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 82648 NOV 18, 2013

Bettencourt,Sofia U.; Ebinger,Jane Olga; Fay,Marianne; Ghesquiere,Francis; Gitay,Habiba; Krausing,Jarl; Kull,Daniel Werner; Mccall,Kevin; Reid,Robert Curle Jesse; Simpson,Alanna Leigh Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, English Disclosed

Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Arabic)

This report presents the World Bank Group's experience in climate and disaster resilient development and contends that it is essential to eliminate extreme poverty and achieve shared prosperity by 2030. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 82648 NOV 18, 2013

Bettencourt,Sofia U.; Ebinger,Jane Olga; Fay,Marianne; Ghesquiere,Francis; Gitay,Habiba; Krausing,Jarl; Kull,Daniel Werner; Mccall,Kevin; Reid,Robert Curle Jesse; Simpson,Alanna Leigh Spanish, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Russian)

This report presents the World Bank Group's experience in climate and disaster resilient development and contends that it is essential to eliminate extreme poverty and achieve shared prosperity by 2030. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 82648 NOV 18, 2013

Bettencourt,Sofia U.; Ebinger,Jane Olga; Fay,Marianne; Ghesquiere,Francis; Gitay,Habiba; Krausing,Jarl; Kull,Daniel Werner; Mccall,Kevin; Reid,Robert Curle Jesse; Simpson,Alanna Leigh Spanish, Arabic, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (French)

This report presents the World Bank Group's experience in climate and disaster resilient development and contends that it is essential to eliminate extreme poverty and achieve shared prosperity by 2030. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 82648 NOV 18, 2013

Bettencourt,Sofia U.; Ebinger,Jane Olga; Fay,Marianne; Ghesquiere,Francis; Gitay,Habiba; Krausing,Jarl; Kull,Daniel Werner; Mccall,Kevin; Reid,Robert Curle Jesse; Simpson,Alanna Leigh Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, English Disclosed

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Disaster risk profile : Afghanistan (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114097 Working Paper
Harnessing geospatial data through geonode (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114475 Brief
Understanding risk : a growing global community (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114477 Brief
Disaster risk profile : Madagascar (French)
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NOV 01, 2016 114366 Working Paper English
Disaster risk profile : Comoros (French)
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NOV 01, 2016 114365 Working Paper English
Understanding risk - Building evidence for action : proceedings from the 2016 UR forum (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 110305 Newsletter
Disaster risk profile : Mauritius (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 114353 Working Paper
Disaster risk profile : Seychelles (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 114354 Working Paper
Disaster risk profile : Zanzibar (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 114364 Working Paper
Disaster risk profile : Zanzibar (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 114807 Working Paper
Disaster risk profile : Madagascar (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 114366 Working Paper French
Disaster risk profile : Comoros (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 114365 Working Paper French
Open data for resilience initiative : policy note and principles (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 115137 Working Paper
The making of a riskier future : how our decisions are shaping future disaster risk (Vol. 2) : Riskier future : main report (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 115138 Working Paper
The making of a riskier future : how our decisions are shaping future disaster risk : Executive summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 115138 Working Paper
Understanding risk : producing actionable information - proceedings from the 2014 UR forum (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 96529 Working Paper
Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Chinese)
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NOV 18, 2013 82648 Other Environmental Study Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, English
Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Arabic)
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NOV 18, 2013 82648 Other Environmental Study Spanish, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Russian)
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NOV 18, 2013 82648 Other Environmental Study Spanish, Arabic, French, Chinese, English
Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (French)
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NOV 18, 2013 82648 Other Environmental Study Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, English