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Mangroves as protection from storm surges in Bangladesh (English)

Mangrove forests can reduce the vulnerability of adjacent coastal lands from storm surges by slowing the flow of water. Although the potential utility of mangroves in disaster risk reduction is increasingly recognized by coastal managers, efficient use of this ecosystem-based protection is often hindered by the scarcity of location-specific information on the protective capacity of mangroves. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8251 NOV 21, 2017

Dasgupta,Susmita; Huq,Mainul; Khan,Zahirul Huque; Islam,Md. Saiful; Hasib,Md. Raqubul Disclosed

Mozambique - Emergency Resilient Recovery Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Emergency Resilient Recovery Project for Mozambique is to restore the functionality of critical infrastructure in a resilient manner in the disaster-affected provinces; and to improve the Government of Mozambique's capacity to respond promptly and effectively to an eligible crisis or emergency. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29806 NOV 02, 2017

Lundell,Mark R. Disclosed

India - Maharashtra Project on Climate Resilient Agriculture : environmental assessment : Environment management framework (English)

The development objective of the Maharashtra Project on Climate Resilient Agriculture for India is to enhance climate-resilience and profitability of smallholder farming systems in selected districts of Maharashtra. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3744 NOV 01, 2017

India Disclosed

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

Promoting disaster resilient cultural heritage (English)

Cultural heritage is vulnerable to the adverse impacts of natural disasters, and climate change is adding to the urgency of addressing this challenge. ... See More +

Working Paper 121709 OCT 01, 2017

Stanton-Geddes,Zuzana; Soz,Salman Anees Burmese Disclosed

Western Africa - Coastal Area Management Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale pour Côte d'Ivoire (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3801 OCT 01, 2017

Kwengwere,Jayne Angela Disclosed

Western Africa - Coastal Areas Resilience Investment Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 4) : Cadre de politique de reinstallation pour Mauritanie (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG3784 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Bolivia - Disaster Risk Managment Development Policy Credit and Loan Project (English)

Ratings for the Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Credit and Loan Project for Bolivia were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3891 AUG 08, 2017

Disclosed

Evaluation of resilience-building operations : operational guidance paper for project task teams (English)

This document presents a five-step process to support World Bank Task Team Leaders (TTLs) in the design of evaluations for resilience-building projects/programs. ... See More +

Working Paper 119937 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

Vietnam - Emergency Flood Disaster Reconstruction Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan – Binh Dinh 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

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

The Philippines : disaster risk management development policy loan with a catastrophe deferred drawdown option (English)

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

Project Performance Assessment Report 114746 JUN 27, 2017

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

Laos - Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Management Project (English)

The objective of the Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Management Project for Laos is to reduce the impacts of flooding in Muang Xay and enhance the Government’s capacity to provide hydro-meteorological services and disaster response. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2196 JUN 14, 2017

Disclosed

Vanuatu - Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project - Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project for Vanuatu is to help increase the resilience of communities in Vanuatu to the impacts of climate variability and change and natural hazards on food and water security as well as livelihoods. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3392 JUN 01, 2017

Hale,Nathan Disclosed

Vietnam - Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project for Vietnam is to enhance the capacity to manage and adapt to climate change by improving planning, promoting resilient rural livelihoods, and constructing climate smart infrastructure in select provinces in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1751 JUN 01, 2017

Dinh,Quyen Thuy Disclosed

Vietnam - Emergency Natural Disaster Reconstruction Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan for Ha Tinh Subproject (English)

The development objective of the Emergency Natural Disaster Reconstruction Project for Vietnam is to reconstruct and rehabilitate infrastructure assets in disaster-affected project provinces and strengthen the capacity of the Government to effectively respond to future disaster events. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3446 JUN 01, 2017

Nguyen,Hanh Thi Ngoc Disclosed

Challenge fund project : American red cross (English)

During disasters, efficient and effective risk identification is imperative to saving lives and livelihoods. Access to preliminary data of hazard impacts improves operational decision-making, saving critical time in response efforts. ... See More +

Brief 116248 MAY 28, 2017

Disclosed

Haiti - Disaster Risk Management and Reconstruction Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Disaster Risk Management and Reconstruction Project for Haiti is to support the Recipient in improving disaster response capacity and enhancing the resiliency of critical transport infrastructure. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2348 MAY 25, 2017

Disclosed

Myanmar - Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Managemen Project (English)

The objective of the Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Management Project for Myanmar is to improve drainage services, and the structural performance of selected public facilities in Yangon, and enhance the capacity of the Government to facilitate disaster response. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2197 MAY 24, 2017

Disclosed

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Mangroves as protection from storm surges in Bangladesh (English)
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NOV 21, 2017 WPS8251 Policy Research Working Paper
Mozambique - Emergency Resilient Recovery Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 02, 2017 RES29806 Project Paper
India - Maharashtra Project on Climate Resilient Agriculture : environmental assessment : Environment management framework (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3744 Environmental Assessment
Disaster preparedness offers big payoffs for utilities (English)
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OCT 24, 2017 120677 Brief
Promoting disaster resilient cultural heritage (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 121709 Working Paper Burmese
Western Africa - Coastal Area Management Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale pour Côte d'Ivoire (French)
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OCT 01, 2017 SFG3801 Environmental Assessment
Western Africa - Coastal Areas Resilience Investment Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 4) : Cadre de politique de reinstallation pour Mauritanie (French)
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OCT 01, 2017 SFG3784 Resettlement Plan
Bolivia - Disaster Risk Managment Development Policy Credit and Loan Project (English)
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AUG 08, 2017 ICR3891 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Evaluation of resilience-building operations : operational guidance paper for project task teams (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 119937 Working Paper
Vietnam - Emergency Flood Disaster Reconstruction Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan – Binh Dinh subproject (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 SFG3445 Resettlement Plan Vietnamese
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
The Philippines : disaster risk management development policy loan with a catastrophe deferred drawdown option (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 114746 Project Performance Assessment Report
Colombia : disaster risk management development policy loan (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 114745 Project Performance Assessment Report
Laos - Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Management Project (English)
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JUN 14, 2017 PAD2196 Project Appraisal Document
Vanuatu - Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project - Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 SFG3392 Resettlement Plan
Vietnam - Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 SFG1751 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Emergency Natural Disaster Reconstruction Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan for Ha Tinh Subproject (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 SFG3446 Environmental Assessment
Challenge fund project : American red cross (English)
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MAY 28, 2017 116248 Brief
Haiti - Disaster Risk Management and Reconstruction Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)
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MAY 25, 2017 PAD2348 Project Paper
Myanmar - Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Managemen Project (English)
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MAY 24, 2017 PAD2197 Project Appraisal Document