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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

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

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

Catastrophe insurance policy for China (English)

The vast majority of China's population lies to the southeast of a line running from Beijing to Sichuan. This entire region is subjected to major floods each year, while typhoons affect the southern and eastern coastal areas and major earthquakes affect the western and northern margins. ... See More +

Brief 52953 DEC 01, 2010

Wang, Jun Vietnamese, Laotian Disclosed

Forest restoration following earthquake damage (English)

Natural regeneration is sometimes sufficient for forests and other plant communities to recover after a disturbance. In the case of severe disturbances, however, this is unlikely to be true. ... See More +

Brief 52948 DEC 01, 2010

Whitten, Anthony; Lamb, David Vietnamese, Laotian Disclosed

Disaster preparedness for cultural heritage (English)

A comprehensive guide on disaster preparedness for cultural heritage was produced by the international center for the study of preservation and restoration and the committee of the blue shield about 10 years ago to provide guidelines for local and national authorities in countries and regions at risk of natural hazards. ... See More +

Brief 52950 DEC 01, 2010

Johnnides, Christianna Vietnamese, Laotian Disclosed

Health (English)

International experience shows that in the aftermath of a natural disaster, a transition strategy for restoring and maintaining health care services should be developed while planning for rebuilding a better health care system over the next 5-10 years. ... See More +

Brief 52944 DEC 01, 2010

Haq, Inaam; Wang, Shiyong; Langenbrunner, John C. Vietnamese, Laotian Disclosed

Education (English)

In the aftermath of the Wenchuan earthquake, measures to restore education will be a critical part of the recovery efforts in Sichuan province. ... See More +

Brief 52943 DEC 01, 2010

Wu, Kin Bing Vietnamese, Laotian Disclosed

Land management (English)

The Wenchuan earthquake affected 20 cities, 158 counties, and 3,655 towns and villages. Geographic and demographic conditions varied significantly from small, rural villages to county-level cities, as did the magnitude of the physical damages. ... See More +

Brief 52946 DEC 01, 2010

Altaf, Mir Vietnamese, Laotian Disclosed

General considerations for infrastructure planning (English)

General considerations for the preparation of the infrastructure development plan, including communication, energy, transport, and water conservancy reconstruction are set out. ... See More +

Brief 52939 DEC 01, 2010

Read, Geoffrey Vietnamese, Laotian Disclosed

Housing reconstruction in urban and rural areas (English)

The destructive Wenchuan earthquake of magnitude 8.0 occurred at 2:28 pm local time on 12 May 2008, in the western Sichuan province of China. The reconstruction of public and private housing emerged as a key issue for the Government of China. ... See More +

Brief 52945 DEC 01, 2010

Trohanis, Zoe; Read, Geoffrey Vietnamese, Laotian Disclosed

East Asia and Pacific - GDLN seminar on strengthening disaster risk management in East Asia and the Pacific (Vol. 5) (English)

In the GLDN seminar, the recovery procedures in the aftermath of the Kobe earthquake and the Asian tsunami were discussed. This introduction to Catastrophe Risk Financing Frameworks seminar provided participants with an understanding of catastrophe risk financing frameworks. ... See More +

Other Public Sector Study 68875 JUN 26, 2009

Disclosed

East Asia and Pacific - GDLN seminar on strengthening disaster risk management in East Asia and the Pacific (Vol. 4) (English)

In the GLDN seminar, the recovery procedures in the aftermath of the Kobe earthquake and the Asian tsunami were discussed. This introduction to Catastrophe Risk Financing Frameworks seminar provided participants with an understanding of catastrophe risk financing frameworks. ... See More +

Other Public Sector Study 68875 APR 28, 2009

Disclosed

East Asia and Pacific - GDLN seminar on strengthening disaster risk management in East Asia and the Pacific (Vol. 3) (English)

In the GLDN seminar, the recovery procedures in the aftermath of the Kobe earthquake and the Asian tsunami were discussed. This introduction to Catastrophe Risk Financing Frameworks seminar provided participants with an understanding of catastrophe risk financing frameworks. ... See More +

Other Public Sector Study 68875 MAR 06, 2009

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Overall reconstruction : design, implementation, and management (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52938 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
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
Reestablishment of transport systems after an earthquake and establishment of lifeline systems (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52942 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
Catastrophe insurance policy for China (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52953 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
Forest restoration following earthquake damage (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52948 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
Disaster preparedness for cultural heritage (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52950 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
Health (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52944 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
Education (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52943 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
Land management (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52946 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
General considerations for infrastructure planning (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52939 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
Housing reconstruction in urban and rural areas (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 52945 Brief Vietnamese, Laotian
East Asia and Pacific - GDLN seminar on strengthening disaster risk management in East Asia and the Pacific (Vol. 5) (English)
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JUN 26, 2009 68875 Other Public Sector Study
East Asia and Pacific - GDLN seminar on strengthening disaster risk management in East Asia and the Pacific (Vol. 4) (English)
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APR 28, 2009 68875 Other Public Sector Study
East Asia and Pacific - GDLN seminar on strengthening disaster risk management in East Asia and the Pacific (Vol. 3) (English)
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MAR 06, 2009 68875 Other Public Sector Study