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Climate and disaster resilience : the role for Community-Driven Development (CDD) (English)

This paper is part of a larger effort to document, assess, and promote scalable models and approaches to empower poor communities to manage a climate and disaster risk agenda in support of their development goals and to identify practical ways of getting climate and disaster risk financing directly to the ground level where impacts are felt. ... See More +

Working Paper 85007 FEB 01, 2014

Arnold, Margaret; Mearns, Robin; Oshima, Kaori; Prasad, Vivek

The education sector (English)

Although the education sector sustained considerable damage in the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE), it also played a key role in protecting lives. ... See More +

Brief 79364 SEP 01, 2012

Shaw, Rajib; Takeuchi, Yukiko; Arnold, Margaret; Arakida, Masaru

Ensuring protection in response and equity in recovery (English)

As in every disaster, certain groups were more vulnerable than others to the effects of the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE). Two-thirds of those who lost their lives were over 60 years old. ... See More +

Brief 79378 SEP 01, 2012

Saito, Yoko; Shibuya, Hironobu; Arnold, Margaret; Ishiwatari, Mikio

SABER teacher country report : Mali 2012 (English)

In 2012, Mali joined the Russia Education Aid for Development (READ) trust fund program, the goal of which is to help countries improve their capacity to design, carry out, analyze, and use assessments for improved student learning. ... See More +

Working Paper 80061 JAN 01, 2012

Saito, Yoko; Shibuya, Hironobu; Arnold, Margaret; Ishiwatari, Mikio

The education sector (English)

Although the education sector sustained considerable damage in the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE), it also played a key role in protecting lives. ... See More +

Brief 80078 MAR 01, 2011

Shaw, Rajib; Takeuchi, Yukiko; Arnold, Margaret; Arakida, Masaru

Community-based disaster risk management (English)

Local communities play a key role in preparing for disastrous events such as the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE), and are normally the first responders to take action. ... See More +

Brief 80097 MAR 01, 2011

Shaw, Rajib; Ishiwatari, Mikio; Arnold, Margaret

Natural disaster hotspots: case studies (English)

These case studies complement the earlier groundbreaking work of Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis published in April 2005. Three case studies address specific hazards: landslides, storm surges and drought. ... See More +

Publication 37090 JUN 01, 2006

Trohanis, Zoe [editor]; Deichmann, Uwe [editor]; Pullen, Randolph E. [editor]; Lerner-Lam, Arthur L. [editor]; Arnold, Margaret [editor]; Chen, Robert S. [editor]; Dilley, Maxx [editor]

Natural disaster hotspots: A global risk analysis (English)

Earthquakes, floods, drought, and other natural hazards cause tens of thousands of deaths, hundreds of thousands of injuries, and billions of dollars in economic losses each year around the world. ... See More +

Publication 34423 APR 30, 2005

Buys, Piet; Chen, Robert S.; Kjevstad, Oddvar; Arnold, Margaret; Dilley, Maxx; Agwe, Jonathan; Lyon, Bradfield; Deichmann, Uwe; Lerner-Lam, Arthur L.; Yetman, Gregory

Surviving disasters and supporting recovery : a guidebook for microfinance institutions (English)

The World Bank's Hazard Management Unit (formerly the Disaster Management Facility), in partnership with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Capital Development Fund, has taken on an initiative under the umbrella of the ProVention Consortium to develop mechanisms for poor households and communities to better manage disaster risk. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31778 FEB 01, 2005

Miamidian, Eileen; Arnold, Margaret; Jacquand, Marc; Burritt, Kiendel

Learning lessons from disaster recovery : the case of Honduras (English)

The Honduras study was conducted during September and October 2002 as part of the lessons learned after major natural disasters review of five countries, carried out by the ProVention Consortium. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 35567 JUN 01, 2004

Telford, John; Arnold, Margaret; ASONOG; Harth, Alberto

Building safer cities - the future of disaster risk (English)

Disaster impacts are increasing in severity, and affect communities far beyond the areas of geographic impact as regions are linked in new ways. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 27211 AUG 30, 2003

Kreimer, Alcira; Arnold, Margaret; Carlin, Anne [editors];

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Post-conflict reconstruction (English)

This review is one of a series of field-based country studies assessing the Bank's recent experiences with post-conflict reconstruction. Other studies in this series include El Salvador and Uganda. ... See More +

Publication 20562 JAN 01, 2000

Kreimer, Alcira; Muscat, Robert; Elwan, Ann; Arnold, Margaret

Uganda - Post-conflict reconstruction (English)

This review is one of a series of field-based country studies assessing the Bank's recent experiences with post-conflict reconstruction. Other studies in this series include Bosnia and Herzegovina and El Salvador. ... See More +

Publication 20565 JAN 01, 2000

Kreimer, Alcira; Collier, Paul; Scott, Colin S.; Arnold, Margaret

El Salvador - Post-conflict reconstruction (English)

This review is one of a series of field-based country studies assessing the Bank's recent experiences with post-conflict reconstruction. Other studies in this series include Bosnia and Herzegovina and Uganda. ... See More +

Publication 20561 JAN 01, 2000

Eriksson, John; Arnold, Margaret

Managing disaster risk in Mexico : market incentives for mitigation investment (English)

The aim of this study is to assess the current capacity of Mexico to deal with disaster risk and to identify ways in which the impacts of catastrophes on the economy can be reduced. ... See More +

Publication 19406 JUN 30, 1999

Kreimer, Alcira; Arnold, Margaret; Barham, Christopher; Freeman, Paul; Gilbert, Roy; Krimgold, Frederick; Lester, Rodney; Pollner, John D.; Vogt, Tom

The World Bank's experience with post conflict reconstruction (English)

This publication synthesizes the findings of an assessment of the Bank's experience with post-conflict reconstruction. Its objective is to distill lessons from the Bank's experience in the subject. ... See More +

Publication 18465 JUN 30, 1998

Kreimer, Alcira; Eriksson, John; Muscat, Robert; Arnold, Margaret; Scott, Colin

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Climate and disaster resilience : the role for Community-Driven Development (CDD) (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 85007 Working Paper
The education sector (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 79364 Brief
Ensuring protection in response and equity in recovery (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 79378 Brief
SABER teacher country report : Mali 2012 (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 80061 Working Paper
The education sector (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 80078 Brief
Community-based disaster risk management (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 80097 Brief
Natural disaster hotspots: case studies (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 37090 Publication
Natural disaster hotspots: A global risk analysis (English)
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APR 30, 2005 34423 Publication
Surviving disasters and supporting recovery : a guidebook for microfinance institutions (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 31778 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Learning lessons from disaster recovery : the case of Honduras (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 35567 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Building safer cities - the future of disaster risk (English)
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AUG 30, 2003 27211 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Post-conflict reconstruction (English)
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JAN 01, 2000 20562 Publication
Uganda - Post-conflict reconstruction (English)
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JAN 01, 2000 20565 Publication
El Salvador - Post-conflict reconstruction (English)
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JAN 01, 2000 20561 Publication
Managing disaster risk in Mexico : market incentives for mitigation investment (English)
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JUN 30, 1999 19406 Publication
The World Bank's experience with post conflict reconstruction (English)
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JUN 30, 1998 18465 Publication