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Mitigating poverty, vulnerability, and risk a special focus on social safety nets (English)

The economic updates aim to share knowledge and stimulate debate among those interested in improving the economic management of Cameroon and unleashing its enormous potential. ... See More +

Policy Note 74900 JAN 01, 2013

Campos G., Ana; Holm-Nielsen, Niels; Diaz G., Carolina; Rubiano V., Diana M.; Costa P., Carlos R.; Ramirez C., Fernando; Dickson, Eric French

Mitigating poverty, vulnerability, and risk a special focus on social safety nets : Cahiers economiques du Cameroun : Réduire la pauvreté, la vulnérabilité et les risques (French)

The economic updates aim to share knowledge and stimulate debate among those interested in improving the economic management of Cameroon and unleashing its enormous potential. ... See More +

Policy Note 74900 JAN 01, 2013

Campos G., Ana; Holm-Nielsen, Niels; Diaz G., Carolina; Rubiano V., Diana M.; Costa P., Carlos R.; Ramirez C., Fernando; Dickson, Eric

Urban risk assessments : understanding disaster and climate risk in cities (English)

The rapid and oft en unplanned expansion of cities is exposing more people and economic assets to the risk of disasters and the effects of climate change. ... See More +

Publication 70982 JUN 22, 2012

Hoornweg, Daniel; Tiwari, Asmita; Baker, Judy L.; Dickson, Eric

Creating synergies for the reduction : the risk of disasters at the local level : Generando sinergias para la reduccion : del riesgo de desastres en el nivel local (Spanish)

Working Paper 75254 JUN 01, 2012

Dickson, Eric; Diaz G., Carolina; Rubiano V., Diana M.; Campos G., Ana

Analysis of disaster risk management in Colombia a contribution to the creation of public policies (Vol. 1 of 2) : Resumen Ejecutivo (Spanish)

The objective of this analysis is to assess the state of progress of risk management in Colombia and propose recommendations to help the Government set public policy in the short-and long-term. ... See More +

Other Public Sector Study 70103 MAR 01, 2012

Ramirez Cortes, Fernando; Diaz, Carolina G.; Campos Garcia, Ana; Rubiano Vargas, Diana Marcela; Holm-Nielsen, Niels; Costa, Carlos R.; Dickson, Eric

Analysis of disaster risk management in Colombia a contribution to the creation of public policies (Vol. 2 of 2) : Main report (Spanish)

The objective of this analysis is to assess the state of progress of risk management in Colombia and propose recommendations to help the Government set public policy in the short-and long-term. ... See More +

Other Public Sector Study 70103 MAR 01, 2012

Ramirez Cortes, Fernando; Diaz, Carolina G.; Campos Garcia, Ana; Rubiano Vargas, Diana Marcela; Holm-Nielsen, Niels; Costa, Carlos R.; Dickson, Eric

Analysis of disaster risk management in Colombia : a contribution to the creation of public policies - executive summary (English)

Colombia faces great challenges that seriously threaten its development. Factors such as population displacement from rural to urban areas, environmental degradation, and rapid changes in land use amplify these challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 74786 JAN 01, 2011

Costa, Carlos R. P.; Campos, Ana G.; Diaz, Carolina G.; Rubiano, Diana M. V; Ramirez, Fernando C.; Holm-Nielsen, Niels; Dickson, Eric

Analysis of disaster risk management in Colombia a contribution to the creation of public policies (Vol. 2 of 2) : Main report (English)

The objective of this analysis is to assess the state of progress of risk management in Colombia and propose recommendations to help the Government set public policy in the short-and long-term. ... See More +

Other Public Sector Study 70103 JAN 01, 2011

Ramirez Cortes, Fernando; Diaz, Carolina G.; Campos Garcia, Ana; Rubiano Vargas, Diana Marcela; Holm-Nielsen, Niels; Costa, Carlos R.; Dickson, Eric Spanish

Climate change and urban water utilities : challenges and opportunities (English)

The impact of climate change is increasingly important for the design, construction, and maintenance of water sector infrastructure. Average global temperatures are on the rise, causing cycles of extreme weather: droughts and flooding are becoming common; seawater levels are rising; and many locations are considerably drier, impacting water sources such as lakes and rivers. ... See More +

Brief 55828 JUN 01, 2010

Danilenko, Alexander; Dickson, Eric; Jacobsen, Michael;

Climate change and urban water utilities : challenges and opportunities (English)

This report is part of a larger World Bank effort that seeks to provide analytical and strategic assistance to Bank staff and utilities in client countries as they begin to consider the implications of climate change on water resources. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 54235 APR 01, 2010

Danilenko, Alexander; Dickson, Eric; Jacobsen, Michael;

Water and climate change : understanding the risks and making climate-smart investment decisions (English)

Climate change is real, and taking prudent measures to plan for and adapt to climate change must become an integral part of the Bank's water practice. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 52911 NOV 01, 2009

Alavian, Vahid; Pizarro, Carolina; Blankespoor, Brian; Danilenko, Alexander V.; Jacobsen, Michael; Hirji, Rafik Fatehali; Puz, Gabrielle; Diez, Sylvia Michele; Qaddumi, Halla Maher; Dickson, Eric

Guiding principles for successful reforms of urban water supply and sanitation sectors (English)

The primary objective of this report is to provide practical guidance to World Bank teams advising on the design and implementation of reforms of urban water supply and sanitation (WSS) sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 47306 JAN 01, 2009

Locussol, Alain R.; Fall, Matar; Dickson, Eric;

Deterring corruption and improving governance in the urban water and sanitation sector (English)

Governments typically provide the water and sanitation sector with substantial amounts of public money. Monopoly power, public funds, and discretionary decisions, coupled with poor accountability, breed corruption. ... See More +

Brief 47315 JAN 01, 2009

Halpern, Jonathan ; Kenny, Charles ; Dickson, Eric ; Erhardt, David ; Oliver, Chloe

Deterring corruption and improving governance in the urban water supply and sanitation sector : a sourcebook (English)

This sourcebook is part of a broader program of work on governance and corruption in the water supply and sanitation sector. The Sourcebook is meant as a resource to assist water and sanitation sector practitioners to assess the extent and risks of corruption in the sector and to improve governance in ways that reduce corruption. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 46829 DEC 01, 2008

Ehrhardt, David; Kenny, Charles; Oliver, Chloe; Halpern, Jonathan; Dickson, Eric

Deterring corruption and improving governance in the electricity sector : a sourcebook (English)

This sourcebook is part of a broader program on governance and corruption in the electricity sector. The sourcebook is meant as a resource to sector practitioners to assess the extent and risks of corruption in the sector and to improve governance in ways that reduce corruption. ... See More +

Working Paper 46708 NOV 01, 2008

Halpern, Jonathan; Kenny, Charles; Dickson, Eric

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Mitigating poverty, vulnerability, and risk a special focus on social safety nets (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 74900 Policy Note French
Mitigating poverty, vulnerability, and risk a special focus on social safety nets : Cahiers economiques du Cameroun : Réduire la pauvreté, la vulnérabilité et les risques (French)
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JAN 01, 2013 74900 Policy Note
Urban risk assessments : understanding disaster and climate risk in cities (English)
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JUN 22, 2012 70982 Publication
Creating synergies for the reduction : the risk of disasters at the local level : Generando sinergias para la reduccion : del riesgo de desastres en el nivel local (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2012 75254 Working Paper
Analysis of disaster risk management in Colombia a contribution to the creation of public policies (Vol. 1 of 2) : Resumen Ejecutivo (Spanish)
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MAR 01, 2012 70103 Other Public Sector Study
Analysis of disaster risk management in Colombia a contribution to the creation of public policies (Vol. 2 of 2) : Main report (Spanish)
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MAR 01, 2012 70103 Other Public Sector Study
Analysis of disaster risk management in Colombia : a contribution to the creation of public policies - executive summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 74786 Working Paper
Analysis of disaster risk management in Colombia a contribution to the creation of public policies (Vol. 2 of 2) : Main report (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 70103 Other Public Sector Study Spanish
Climate change and urban water utilities : challenges and opportunities (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 55828 Brief
Climate change and urban water utilities : challenges and opportunities (English)
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APR 01, 2010 54235 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Water and climate change : understanding the risks and making climate-smart investment decisions (English)
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NOV 01, 2009 52911 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Guiding principles for successful reforms of urban water supply and sanitation sectors (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 47306 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Deterring corruption and improving governance in the urban water and sanitation sector (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 47315 Brief
Deterring corruption and improving governance in the urban water supply and sanitation sector : a sourcebook (English)
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DEC 01, 2008 46829 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Deterring corruption and improving governance in the electricity sector : a sourcebook (English)
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NOV 01, 2008 46708 Working Paper