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Flood risk management in Dhaka : a case for eco-engineering approaches and institutional reform (English)

The main objective of this study is to propose recommendations for addressing flood risks in Greater Dhaka. This is based on an analysis of flood risks facing the city, historical analysis of decision-making about flood risk management, and institutional and political economy analysis. ... See More +

Working Paper 123888 JAN 01, 2018

Pillai,Poonam; Khan,Malik Fida Abdullah; Siercke,Guillermo A. Disclosed

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

Technical deep dive on hydromet services for early warning : summary report (English)

The Technical Deep Dive (TDD) on Hydromet Services for Early Warning was held on September 12–15, 2016, in Tokyo. The TDD allowed developing country clients to learn from Japan’s approach to hydrological and meteorological (hydromet) hazards, specifically its ability to translate modern and sustainable weather, climate, and hydrological services into national hazard and climate risk management strategies. ... See More +

Working Paper 123889 JAN 01, 2017

Siercke,Guillermo A.; Newman,James P.; Jain,Vibhu Disclosed