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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

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

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

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

Disaster risk, climate change, and poverty : assessing the global exposure of poor people to floods and droughts (English)

People living in poverty are particularly vulnerable to shocks, including those caused by natural disasters such as floods and droughts. Previous studies in local contexts have shown that poor people are also often overrepresented in hazard-prone areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7480 NOV 05, 2015

Winsemius,Hessel C.; Jongman,Brenden; Veldkamp,Ted I.E.; Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore,Mook; Ward,Philip J. Disclosed