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Disaster preparedness offers big payoffs for utilities (English)

Achieving the right balance between resilience and the cost of electricity poses a challenge. Technical solutions are available to mitigate the risks posed by most hazards, but they affect the prices customers pay for power and may be difficult to justify to regulators. ... See More +

Brief 120677 OCT 24, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by H.E Gerd Müller at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Gerd Müller, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120488 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Toward integrated disaster risk management in Vietnam : recommendations based on the drought and saltwater intrusion crisis and the case for investing in longer-term resilience - overview (English)

Vietnam is one of the most hazard-prone countries in the East Asia and Pacific region, with droughts, severe storms, and flooding causing substantial economic and human losses. ... See More +

Working Paper 120444 OCT 13, 2017

Chia,Brendan Ming Hui; Chinh,Ngo Cong; Srivastava,Jitendra P.; Hanumappa,Mamatha; Kerblat,Yann; Baca,Abigail C.; Nguyen,Dzung Huy; Wilderspin,Ian Furniss Disclosed

Vietnam - Emergency Flood Disaster Reconstruction Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 4) : Resettlement action plan – Phu Yen subproject (English)

The development objective of the Emergency Flood Disaster Reconstruction Project for Vietnam is support the government in overcoming long-term natural disasters through reconstruction of prioritized infrastructures in some flood-damaged provinces in 2016 and through capacity building for efficient response to natural disasters in the coming years. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3445 AUG 01, 2017

Nguyen,Hanh Thi Ngoc Vietnamese Disclosed

Colombia : disaster risk management development policy loan (English)

Ratings for the Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan project were as follows: outcome was satisfactory, risk to development outcome was negligible to low, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 114745 JUN 27, 2017

Disclosed

A deep dive case study (English)

This performance evaluation using case study design and qualitative methods focused on the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research’s (NIWA) challenge fund (CF) drought risk visualization toolkit (DRVT) project in Solomon Islands, Samoa, and Fiji. ... See More +

Working Paper 117510 APR 07, 2017

Thoman,Tracy Claire Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic - South East Asia Disaster Risk Management (SEA DRM) Project : indigenous peoples plan : ຊົນເຜົ່າ ຂອບ ການດໍາເນີນງານ (Laotian)

The development objective of the South East Asia Disaster Risk Management (SEA DRM) Project for Lao People's Democratic Republic is to reduce the risk of flooding and enhance disaster risk financing capacity within the Lower Mekong Sub-region. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2447 MAR 01, 2017

Stanton-Geddes,Zuzana English Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic - South East Asia Disaster Risk Management Project : resettlement plan : ກອບນະໂຍບາຍ ຍົກຍ້າຍຈັດສັນ (Laotian)

The development objective of South East Asia Disaster Risk Management Project for Lao People's Democratic Republic is to help reduce the risk of flooding and enhance disaster risk financing capacity within the Southeast Asia region. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2428 MAR 01, 2017

Stanton-Geddes,Zuzana English Disclosed

Serbia - National Disaster Risk Management Program Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 117113 MAR 01, 2017

Disclosed

FloodTags - Using Twitter data to map flood risk (English)

Thousands of messages per hour are shared on Twitter during flood events. These include early, on-the-ground observations accessible in real-time. ... See More +

Brief 114369 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

CURB tool : climate action for urban sustainability (Vol. 4) : Frequently asked questions (English)

CURB, Climate Action for Urban Sustainability, is an interactive scenario planning tool that helps cities take action on climate change. By reducing their environmental impact, cities can achieve a variety of local benefits including improved health and air quality, job creation and economic growth, energy independence, while often saving money. ... See More +

Working Paper 108404 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Small Island States Resilience Initiative (SISRI) (English)

Small Island States include two-thirds of the countries that face the highest relative losses due to natural disasters, and these costs are growing. ... See More +

Brief 120664 JAN 01, 2017

Perry, Tom Disclosed

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Rapid damage and loss assessment (English)

In November 2016, two tropical trough systems produced heavy rains in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, which resulted in intense flooding across the island chain. ... See More +

Working Paper 119656 DEC 14, 2016

Charles,Keren Carla; Meier,Gerald E. 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

Understanding risk - Building evidence for action : proceedings from the 2016 UR forum (English)

Understanding Risk (UR) Boulder was a 2 day event in October 2015 that convened over 120 experts, practitioners, and community members to discuss challenges we face in building resilience to climate change and natural hazards in the region. ... See More +

Newsletter 110305 SEP 01, 2016

Ghesquiere, Francis Dr; Simpson,Alanna Leigh; Phillips,Emma Katrine; Toro,Joaquin; Balog,Simone Andrea Breunig; Aaserud,Julie Louise Disclosed

Building Indonesia's resilience to disaster : experiences from mainstreaming disaster risk reduction in Indonesia program (English)

As a country highly vulnerable to disasters, Indonesia has made a remarkable achievement in bringing disaster risk management to the forefront of its development agenda. ... See More +

Working Paper 106245 MAY 01, 2016

Gunawan,Iwan; Sopaheluwakan,Jan; Sagala,Saut Aritua Hasiholan; Zawani,Hoferdy; Amin,Suryani; Mangunsong,Ruby Tumiar Juliana Disclosed

Nepal - Earthquake Housing Reconstruction Project : indigenous peoples plan : Vulnerable community development framework (English)

The development objective of Earthquake Housing Reconstruction Project for Nepal is to restore earthquake-affected houses with multi-hazard resistant core housing units in targeted areas and to enhance the government's ability to improve long-term disaster resilience. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3722 FEB 01, 2016

Nepali,Sulochana 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

Valuing weather and climate : economic assessment of meteorological and hydrological services (English)

For more than a century, nations have equipped themselves to provide weather, climate and hydrological information, forecasts and, more recently, remotely sensed data and early warnings to the public and private sectors. ... See More +

Publication 115204 JAN 01, 2015

Anderson,Glen; Md Kootval,Haleh Kootval; Kull,Daniel Werner; Clements, Janet; Consulting, Stratus; Fleming, Gerald; Éireann, Met; Frei, Thomas; Switzerland, Zurich; Lazo,Jeffrey K.; Letson, David; Mills,Brian Kenneth; Perrels, Adriaan; Rogers,David; Vaughan,Catherine; Zillman, John; Olsson, Schuyler Disclosed

Enabling environment for private sector adaptation : an index assessment framework (English)

This report reviews practical and implementable interventions that have significantpotential for the creation of an enabling environment for private sector adaptation and the promotion of climate resilient development paths. ... See More +

Working Paper 112808 JAN 01, 2013

Stenek,Vladimir; Amado, Jean-Christophe; Greenall, David Disclosed

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Disaster preparedness offers big payoffs for utilities (English)
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OCT 24, 2017 120677 Brief
Statement by H.E Gerd Müller at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120488 Board Report
Toward integrated disaster risk management in Vietnam : recommendations based on the drought and saltwater intrusion crisis and the case for investing in longer-term resilience - overview (English)
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OCT 13, 2017 120444 Working Paper
Vietnam - Emergency Flood Disaster Reconstruction Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 4) : Resettlement action plan – Phu Yen subproject (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 SFG3445 Resettlement Plan Vietnamese
Colombia : disaster risk management development policy loan (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 114745 Project Performance Assessment Report
A deep dive case study (English)
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APR 07, 2017 117510 Working Paper
Lao People's Democratic Republic - South East Asia Disaster Risk Management (SEA DRM) Project : indigenous peoples plan : ຊົນເຜົ່າ ຂອບ ການດໍາເນີນງານ (Laotian)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG2447 Indigenous Peoples Plan English
Lao People's Democratic Republic - South East Asia Disaster Risk Management Project : resettlement plan : ກອບນະໂຍບາຍ ຍົກຍ້າຍຈັດສັນ (Laotian)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG2428 Resettlement Plan English
Serbia - National Disaster Risk Management Program Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 117113 Procurement Plan
FloodTags - Using Twitter data to map flood risk (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114369 Brief
CURB tool : climate action for urban sustainability (Vol. 4) : Frequently asked questions (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 108404 Working Paper
Small Island States Resilience Initiative (SISRI) (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 120664 Brief
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Rapid damage and loss assessment (English)
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DEC 14, 2016 119656 Working Paper
Disaster risk profile : Madagascar (French)
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NOV 01, 2016 114366 Working Paper English
Understanding risk - Building evidence for action : proceedings from the 2016 UR forum (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 110305 Newsletter
Building Indonesia's resilience to disaster : experiences from mainstreaming disaster risk reduction in Indonesia program (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2016 106245 Working Paper
Nepal - Earthquake Housing Reconstruction Project : indigenous peoples plan : Vulnerable community development framework (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2016 SFG3722 Indigenous Peoples Plan
The making of a riskier future : how our decisions are shaping future disaster risk : Executive summary (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 115138 Working Paper
Valuing weather and climate : economic assessment of meteorological and hydrological services (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2015 115204 Publication
Enabling environment for private sector adaptation : an index assessment framework (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2013 112808 Working Paper