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Cost benefit studies on disaster risk reduction in developing countries (English)

The focus of development actors working in the area of disaster management has shifted substantially from disaster recovery to disaster risk reduction over the past decade, coinciding with the decade of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) 2005-2015. ... See More +

Brief 80584 AUG 01, 2013

Kc,Shyam Disclosed

Land value capture in urban DRM programs (English)

Risk-sensitive land use planning is vital for sustainable economic development and effective Disaster Risk Management (DRM). Urban development programs should adopt risk-sensitive land use planning to encourage resilient development guiding the growth of people, assets and services within and away from hazardous zones. ... See More +

Brief 80583 JUL 01, 2013

Dharmavaram,Soumya Disclosed

The Great East Japan Earthquake : Learning from Megadisasters (Vol. 2) (Japanese)

This executive summary is the outcome of the Learning from Megadisasters, a knowledge-sharing project sponsored by the Government of Japan and the World Bank. ... See More +

Correspondence 79352 JAN 01, 2012

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The Great East Japan Earthquake : Learning from Megadisasters (Japanese)

This executive summary is the outcome of the Learning from Megadisasters, a knowledge-sharing project sponsored by the Government of Japan and the World Bank. ... See More +

Correspondence 79352 JAN 01, 2012

English Disclosed

The Great East Japan Earthquake : Learning from Megadisasters : Knowledge Notes : Executive Summary (English)

This executive summary is the outcome of the Learning from Megadisasters, a knowledge-sharing project sponsored by the Government of Japan and the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 79352 JAN 01, 2012

Japanese Disclosed

Tsunami risk management in the context of the Pacific Islands (English)

Tsunamis can be devastating. The 2004 Indian Ocean and 2011 Tohoku disasters provide frightening examples of the power of tsunamis. The Pacific has long been recognized as a place where tsunamis occur - the 'Pacific Ring of Fire' (PRF) contains regions of volcanoes and large earthquakes associated with tectonic plate motions that are ideal breeding grounds for tsunamis. ... See More +

Brief 63414 JUL 01, 2011

Dominey-Howes, Dale; Goff, James Disclosed

Making women's voices count in natural disaster programs in East Asia and the Pacific (English)

The East Asia region is highly prone to the impacts of natural disasters. Situated in the ring of fire, countries in the region are regularly hit by typhoons, earthquakes, floods, and other events. ... See More +

Brief 63407 JUN 01, 2011

Carlsson Rex,Helene Monika; Stanton-Geddes,Zuzana; Trohanis,Zoe Elena Disclosed

Disaster risk financing : case studies (English)

In this note, the instruments supporting risk retention and risk financing at the national and regional/international levels will be the sole focus. ... See More +

Brief 60456 MAR 01, 2011

Poundrik, Sandeep Disclosed

Improving the resilience of livelihoods to natural disasters (English)

Earthquakes, floods, cyclones, and such other hazards each year affect approximately 200 million people. Developing countries absorbed 98 percent of these disasters and accounted for nine out of ten disaster-related deaths in the period 1991-2005. ... See More +

Brief 58793 DEC 01, 2010

Poundrik, Sandeep Disclosed

Overall reconstruction : design, implementation, and management (English)

This paper addresses key challenges that have been experienced in several countries during the post-disaster recovery and reconstruction process, in particular relating to the organization and management of the reconstruction planning, design, and implementation process. ... See More +

Brief 52938 DEC 01, 2010

Read, Geoffrey Vietnamese, Laotian Disclosed

Protecting schools and hospitals from natural hazards (English)

Evidence from past events in the East Asia and Pacific Region demonstrates that such critical infrastructure as health and educational facilities is heavily exposed to natural disasters. ... See More +

Brief 58795 DEC 01, 2010

Ferrucci, Matteo Disclosed

Disaster risk reduction (English)

In order to address the impact of the Wenchuan earthquake, which occurred on 12 May 2008 and registered 8.0 on the Richter scale, the Government of China will implement an effective, comprehensive, and sustainable recovery program. ... See More +

Brief 52949 DEC 01, 2010

Trohanis, Zoe; Dastur, Arish; Xu, Ting; Cira, Dean Vietnamese, Laotian Disclosed

Addressing key environmental hazards after an earthquake (English)

This brief includes the following headings: international experience; key issues; lessons learned; recommendations; and case studies of World Bank financed projects. ... See More +

Brief 52947 DEC 01, 2010

Baratz, Bernard Vietnamese, Laotian Disclosed

Providing social protection and livelihood support during post-earthquake recovery (English)

Providing basic income and employment support is an essential component of the government efforts to rebuild the province of Sichuan from the devastation caused by the earthquake. ... See More +

Brief 52951 DEC 01, 2010

Vishwanath, Tara; Yu, Xiaoqing Vietnamese, Laotian Disclosed

Reestablishment of rural services and revitalization of rural economy (English)

This note presents relevant interventions that have aimed to stimulate rural economies a natural disaster based on case studies from the Philippines, Turkey, and Pakistan. ... See More +

Brief 52941 DEC 01, 2010

Goodland, Andrew Vietnamese, Laotian Disclosed

Safety of small, rural dams and barrier lake management (English)

This note provides lessons learned and recommendations for artificial dams and barrier lakes following an earthquake. In the case of artificial dams, emphasis has been placed on small, rural dams rather than on larger, well-engineered dams because smaller dams represent a higher hazard in China. ... See More +

Brief 52952 DEC 01, 2010

Palmieri, Alessandro Vietnamese, Laotian Disclosed

Establishing a tracking system to monitor reconstruction expenditures (English)

In the aftermath of major humanitarian crises, whether caused by natural disasters or conflicts, the international community is increasingly pledging larger amounts of aid to help rebuild devastated regions. ... See More +

Brief 52954 DEC 01, 2010

Fahmi, A. Zaki; McKeon, Jock Vietnamese, Laotian Disclosed

Planning for urban and township settlements after the earthquake (English)

This note builds on the proactive measures taken by the Government of China as announced in: (i) the Decree of the state council of the people's Republic of China, issued on 9 June 2008, providing regulations on post-Wenchuan earthquake reconstruction; (ii) the Directive on Counterpart Assistance (Directive) of 11 June 2008; and (iii) the land policies to support the reconstruction of Wenchuan (land policies) of 11 June 2008 by the ministry of land and natural resources. ... See More +

Brief 52940 DEC 01, 2010

Leman, Edward Vietnamese, Laotian Disclosed

Managing Post-Disaster Needs Assessments (PDNA) (English)

This knowledge note provides an overview of the post-disaster assessment process, extracting lessons learned in the East Asia Pacific Region (EAP) and presenting best practices from recent assessments. ... See More +

Brief 56609 DEC 01, 2010

Jones, Brett Disclosed

Reestablishment of transport systems after an earthquake and establishment of lifeline systems (English)

Social order relies on a complex network of infrastructure lifeline systems. When a disaster strikes, restoring lifeline systems is at the heart of restoring social organization. ... See More +

Brief 52942 DEC 01, 2010

Scales, John Carter Vietnamese, Laotian Disclosed

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Cost benefit studies on disaster risk reduction in developing countries (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 80584 Brief
Land value capture in urban DRM programs (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 80583 Brief
The Great East Japan Earthquake : Learning from Megadisasters (Vol. 2) (Japanese)
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JAN 01, 2012 79352 Correspondence
The Great East Japan Earthquake : Learning from Megadisasters (Japanese)
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JAN 01, 2012 79352 Correspondence English
The Great East Japan Earthquake : Learning from Megadisasters : Knowledge Notes : Executive Summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 79352 Working Paper Japanese
Tsunami risk management in the context of the Pacific Islands (English)
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JUL 01, 2011 63414 Brief
Making women's voices count in natural disaster programs in East Asia and the Pacific (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 63407 Brief
Disaster risk financing : case studies (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 60456 Brief
Improving the resilience of livelihoods to natural disasters (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 58793 Brief
Overall reconstruction : design, implementation, and management (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52938 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
Protecting schools and hospitals from natural hazards (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 58795 Brief
Disaster risk reduction (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52949 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
Addressing key environmental hazards after an earthquake (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52947 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
Providing social protection and livelihood support during post-earthquake recovery (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52951 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
Reestablishment of rural services and revitalization of rural economy (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52941 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
Safety of small, rural dams and barrier lake management (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52952 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
Establishing a tracking system to monitor reconstruction expenditures (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52954 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
Planning for urban and township settlements after the earthquake (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52940 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
Managing Post-Disaster Needs Assessments (PDNA) (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 56609 Brief
Reestablishment of transport systems after an earthquake and establishment of lifeline systems (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52942 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian