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Climate change and disaster management (English)

This is a background paper to the Pacific Possible report. Climate change and natural disasters represent major threats to Pacific Island countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 119111 AUG 01, 2017

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Igniting climate entrepreneurship in Morocco : findings from the climate entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem diagnostic (English)

Climate-smart development is a rapidly growing area in Morocco, and indeed much of the world. It has simultaneously been proven to boost economic development and contribute to more sustainable economic development by reducing emissions and energy costs, creating jobs, and increasing economic opportunity. ... See More +

Working Paper 114718 MAY 03, 2017

Ford,Kalyah Alaina; Derdabi,Ayoub; Lin,Rosa; White,Justine Disclosed

Integrating climate change into road asset management : Technical report 2017 (English)

There is a wealth of scientific reports that records the actual climatic changes that have been taking place during recent years. While there is debate over the causes of climate change, the rate at which this phenomenon is increasing is overwhelming – with the evidence indicating that the changes in our environment will impact large parts of the globe. ... See More +

Working Paper 114641 APR 01, 2017

Henning,Theuns Frederick Phillip; Tighe,Susan; Greenwood,Ian Douglas; Bennett,Christopher R.-000065273 Disclosed

Senegal - Stormwater Management and Climate Change Adaptation Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Stromwater Management and Climate Change Adaptation Project for Senegal is to reduce flood risks in peri-urban areas of Dakar and improve capacity to plan and implement sustainable city management practices, including climate resilience, in selected urban areas. ... See More +

Project Paper 106949 MAR 28, 2017

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Ethiopia - Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) Reduce Carbon Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) Readiness Project : environmental assessment : Strategic environmental and social assessment (English)

The development objective of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) Reduce Carbon Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) Readiness Project is to strengthen the capacity of Ethiopia’s institutions dealing with land use on REDD . ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 113986 MAR 01, 2017

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Mozambique - Cities and Climate Changes Project : resettlement plan : Plano de reassentamento e deslocalização de infraestruturas da área do Goto : adenda II – infraestruturas verdes do rio Chiveve (Portuguese)

Resettlement Plan SFG3120 FEB 01, 2017

Comissario Nkamate,Arlete Quiteria Disclosed

Climate competitive industries : a practitioner’s handbook (English)

Climate variability and resource scarcity pose an increasing threat to the growth and competitiveness of industry, and nowhere is this issue more significant than in the world’s emerging economies. ... See More +

Working Paper 111796 JAN 01, 2017

Doble,Mike; Woolley,Richard; Nuttall,Chris; Tripathi,Amit Disclosed

Voluntary relocation for West Africa's coastal communities (English)

One-third of West Africa's population lives in coastal zones where they are vulnerable to the high risks of climate change impacts and natural hazards. ... See More +

Brief 113668 JAN 01, 2017

French Disclosed

GFDRR annual report 2016 : bringing resilience to scale (English)

This report highlights the results achieved by the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) during fiscal year 2016 (FY16). It provides an overview of GFDRR’s grant-making as implemented through the Country Program, and how these activities support the Sendai Framework for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, and the Sustainable Development Goals. ... See More +

Annual Report 114383 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Small island states resilience initiative : small islands, big challenges (English)

Small island states face some of the greatest vulnerabilities of any nations due to climate change and natural disasters but the threats can be reduced through adequate investment, technical expertise and hands-on support. ... See More +

Brief 114488 JAN 01, 2017

Gitay,Habiba; Jones,Nicholas K.W. Disclosed

Inclusive community resilience : empowering communities for resilience (English)

Through the Inclusive Community Resilience (ICR) initiative, Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) taps into grassroots expertise in disaster risk management and promotes scalable models that engage directly with communities, making them equal partners with governments. ... See More +

Brief 114489 JAN 01, 2017

Arnold,Margaret Disclosed

GFDRR thematic initiative : innovation lab (English)

Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) harnesses technology and science to quantify disaster and climate risks. With diverse challenges from country to country, the Innovation Lab specializes in clearly defining a problem, building tailored solutions with strategic partners, and avoiding Cookie cutter approaches. ... See More +

Working Paper 114681 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Disaster risk profiles - Poland (English)

Poland's population and economy are exposed to earthquakes and floods, with flood posing the greater risk. Just over 60 percent of Poland's population lives in urban environments. ... See More +

Working Paper 114731 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Climate change scenarios : implications for strategic asset allocation (English)

To support the growth of sustainable capital flows, IFC seeks to influence, support, and enable capital market stakeholders to better integrate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into capital allocation and portfolio management processes, using IFC’s own investment practices as a model. ... See More +

Brief 114650 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Using participatory mapping for disaster preparedness in Jakarta (English)

Effective disaster risk management (DRM) requires robust data to inform decisions about investments in preparedness, mitigation and response. However, at the local level, high resolution information is rarely available. ... See More +

Brief 114496 JAN 01, 2017

Gunawan,Iwan Disclosed

Deltares - Participatory terrain data and modeling (English)

As cities across the globe become more vulnerable to devastating floods due to climate change,sea level rise, soil subsidence, and increased development in flood-prone areas, there is a global need for better information on flood risk and response measures amidst considerable uncertainty. ... See More +

Brief 114368 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Roadmap for safer schools (English)

Each year countries suffer great tragedy when natural disasters destroy schools and disrupt children’s education. In addition to causing immediate harm to children, there is mounting evidence that the direct impact of natural disasters can translate into a series of indirect long-term effects. ... See More +

Working Paper 115068 JAN 01, 2017

Ramirez Cortes,Fernando Disclosed

Climate change and health approach and action plan (English)

Climate change (CC) impacts on health outcomes, both direct and indirect, are sufficient to jeopardize achieving the World Bank Group’s visions and agendas in poverty reduction, population resilience, and health, nutrition and population (HNP). ... See More +

Working Paper 113573 JAN 01, 2017

Meiro-Lorenzo,Montserrat; Bouley,Timothy; Kleiman,Gary; Osewe,Patrick Lumumba; Rabie,Tamer Samah; Seifman,Richard M.; Wang, Hui Disclosed

Facility for investment climate advisory services (FIAS) 2016 annual review (English)

FIAS, the Facility for Investment Climate Advisory Services is now in its fourth decade supporting advisory, technical support, and knowledge-based projects tailored to help improve struggling and vulnerable economies and help make emerging economies even stronger. ... See More +

Annual Report 112755 JAN 01, 2017

Gonzalez,Anabel Disclosed

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Climate change and disaster management (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 119111 Working Paper
Igniting climate entrepreneurship in Morocco : findings from the climate entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem diagnostic (English)
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MAY 03, 2017 114718 Working Paper
Mozambique - Cities and Climate Changes Project : environmental assessment : Quadro de políticas de gestão ambiental e social - Projectos de infraestruturas verdes do Chiveve, (cidade de Beira), e para a reabilitação de infraestruturas de drenagem de águas pluviais de Maputo (Portuguese)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3381 Environmental Assessment
Integrating climate change into road asset management : Technical report 2017 (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114641 Working Paper
Senegal - Stormwater Management and Climate Change Adaptation Project : additional financing (English)
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MAR 28, 2017 106949 Project Paper
Ethiopia - Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) Reduce Carbon Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) Readiness Project : environmental assessment : Strategic environmental and social assessment (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113986 Environmental Assessment
Mozambique - Cities and Climate Changes Project : resettlement plan : Plano de reassentamento e deslocalização de infraestruturas da área do Goto : adenda II – infraestruturas verdes do rio Chiveve (Portuguese)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG3120 Resettlement Plan
Climate competitive industries : a practitioner’s handbook (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 111796 Working Paper
Voluntary relocation for West Africa's coastal communities (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113668 Brief French
GFDRR annual report 2016 : bringing resilience to scale (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114383 Annual Report
Small island states resilience initiative : small islands, big challenges (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114488 Brief
Inclusive community resilience : empowering communities for resilience (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114489 Brief
GFDRR thematic initiative : innovation lab (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114681 Working Paper
Disaster risk profiles - Poland (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114731 Working Paper
Climate change scenarios : implications for strategic asset allocation (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114650 Brief
Using participatory mapping for disaster preparedness in Jakarta (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114496 Brief
Deltares - Participatory terrain data and modeling (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114368 Brief
Roadmap for safer schools (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115068 Working Paper
Climate change and health approach and action plan (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113573 Working Paper
Facility for investment climate advisory services (FIAS) 2016 annual review (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112755 Annual Report