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From A Rocky Road to Smooth Sailing : Building Transport Resilience to Natural Disasters (English)

Reliable transport infrastructure is one of the backbones of a prosperous economy, providingaccess to markets, jobs and social services. Sustainable Development Goal 9 (SDG9) calls forincreased access to sustainable transport infrastructure in low- and middle-income countries.Collectively, these countries will need to spend between 0.5 percent and 3.3 percent of their GDPannually (157 billion to 1 trillion US Dollars) in new transport infrastructure by 2030 – plus an additional 1 percent to 2 percent of GDP to maintain their network – depending on their ambition and their efficiency in service delivery (Rozenberg and Fay, 2019). ... See More +

Report 137914 JUN 01, 2019

Rozenberg,Julie; Espinet Alegre,Xavier; Avner,Paolo; Fox,Charles James Edward; Hallegatte,Stephane; Koks,Elco Eduard; Maruyama Rentschler,Jun Erik; Tariverdi,Mersedeh Disclosed

Stronger Power : Improving Power Sector Resilience to Natural Hazards (English)

The power sector is both highly vulnerable to natural hazards and a priority for any country'srecovery and reconstruction. After Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico in 2017, most of the power gridwas down. ... See More +

Report 137912 JUN 01, 2019

Nicolas,Claire Marion; Maruyama Rentschler,Jun Erik; Potter Van Loon,Virginia Attje Ingrid Albertine; Oguah,Samuel Kwesi Ewuah; Schweikert,Amy Elizabeth; Deinert,Mark Robert; Koks,Elco Eduard; Arderne,Christopher James; Cubas,Diana; Li,Jie; Ichikawa,Eriko Disclosed

Water Infrastructure Resilience – Examples of Dams, Wastewater Treatment Plants, and Water Supply and Sanitation Systems (English)

Water systems are a special kind of infrastructure systems because they perform a dual role: theyprovide water services while also reducing risks to other services from natural hazards such asfloods and droughts. ... See More +

Report 137915 JUN 01, 2019

Stip,Clementine Marie; Mao,Zhimin; Bonzanigo,Laura; Browder,Greg J.; Tracy, Jacob Disclosed

No Broken Link : The Vulnerability of Telecommunication Infrastructure to Natural Hazards (English)

The global economy is increasingly digital. The internet and other information and communicationtechnologies (ICTs) are changing the way individuals, businesses and governments operate. ... See More +

Report 137913 JUN 01, 2019

Sandhu,Himmat Singh; Raja,Siddhartha Disclosed

Transportation and Supply Chain Resilience in the United Republic of Tanzania (English)

The economy of the United Republic of Tanzania is growing fast but remains vulnerable to disasters, which are likely to worsen with climate change. ... See More +

Report 137916 JUN 01, 2019

Colon,Celian Olivier Victor Florent; Hallegatte,Stephane; Rozenberg,Julie Disclosed

Overview of Engineering Options for Increasing Infrastructure Resilience (Vol. 2) : Technical Annex (English)

Many parts of the world are subject to a variety of natural hazards. As the population of the world has increased, people live in and infrastructure has been built in locations where natural hazard impacts are severe. ... See More +

Report 137853 FEB 01, 2019

Disclosed

Overview of Engineering Options for Increasing Infrastructure Resilience : Final Report (English)

Many parts of the world are subject to a variety of natural hazards. As the population of the world has increased, people live in and infrastructure has been built in locations where natural hazard impacts are severe. ... See More +

Report 137853 FEB 01, 2019

Disclosed