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2006

Published by the World Bank country office of Nigeria this newsletter highlights the major country updates.


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What people want : investigating inclusive insurance demand in Ethiopia (English)

One important barrier to insurance markets that are more inclusive is the necessity to better understand the needs of low-income and other un- and underserved populations. ... See More +

Working Paper 124532 JAN 01, 2018

Biese,Katie; Mccord,Michael J.; Baez,Katherine; Kelly,Eamon John; Thorburn,Craig W. Disclosed

Financial sector’s cybersecurity : regulations and supervision (English)

This report identifies prevalent concepts and practices and presents them in a way for financial sector authorities to consider and apply to their respective jurisdictions. ... See More +

Working Paper 123655 JAN 01, 2018

Almansi,Aquiles A. Disclosed

The decline in access to correspondent banking services in emerging markets : trends, impacts, and solutions - lessons learned from eight country case studies (English)

To move funds internationally, banks rely on correspondent banking relationships (CBRs), roughly defined as the provision of banking services by one bank (the correspondent) to another bank (the respondent). ... See More +

Working Paper 125422 JAN 01, 2018

Chatain,Pierre-Laurent; Van Der Does De Willebois,Emile J. M.; Valencia,Ricardo David; Aviles,Ana Maria; Karpinski,Karol; Goyal,Sameer; Corazza,Carlo; Malik,Priyani; Eckert,Sue E.; Abel,Don; Gonzalez Del Mazo,Ines Disclosed

Insurance : supporting development goals and creating markets (English)

In the developing world, far too many people lack access to basic financial services,including insurance. This makes it even harder to escape from poverty, as unanticipated events can have a major impact. ... See More +

Brief 122320 JUL 01, 2017

Holliday,Susan Claire Disclosed

Women and insurance : the next frontier (English)

The mission of the World Bank and IFC is to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity. The journey out of poverty is never easy, but when personal or natural disasters strike it can be a major setback. ... See More +

Brief 122319 JUL 01, 2017

Holliday,Susan Claire Disclosed

The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (Spanish)

In 1998, Hurricane Mitch swept across Central America causing unprece¬dented damage in its wake. In Nicaragua, over 3,000 people lost their lives and hundreds of thousands were left homeless due to related flooding and mudslides. ... See More +

Brief 99268 AUG 01, 2015

English Disclosed

The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (English)

In 1998, Hurricane Mitch swept across Central America causing unprece¬dented damage in its wake. In Nicaragua, over 3,000 people lost their lives and hundreds of thousands were left homeless due to related flooding and mudslides. ... See More +

Brief 99268 AUG 01, 2015

Disclosed

Disaster Risk Financing in Panama : protecting people, economy and international markets (English)

In 2005, Panama became the first country to develop a National Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. This was a result of Panama's financial system and economic assets being increasingly at risk to natural hazards like extreme weather events and seismic activity. ... See More +

Brief 94762 MAR 01, 2015

Disclosed

What's measured can be managed : high-risk settlements in Colombia (Spanish)

This issue focuses on communities in Colombia at high-risk to natural disasters. Policymakers continue long-term efforts to understand the scope of the problem and target measures to reduce the vulnerability of people living at risk to flooding and landslides. ... See More +

Brief 93097 NOV 08, 2014

English Disclosed

What's measured can be managed : high-risk settlements in Colombia (English)

This issue focuses on communities in Colombia at high-risk to natural disasters. Policymakers continue long-term efforts to understand the scope of the problem and target measures to reduce the vulnerability of people living at risk to flooding and landslides. ... See More +

Brief 93097 NOV 01, 2014

Spanish Disclosed

The power of a multi-sectoral approach to climate and municipal risk in Bolivia (English)

This issue focuses on how to determine the most effective solutions to reduce risk from four main hazards (flood, drought, frost, forest fires) in Bolivia. ... See More +

Brief 91634 SEP 01, 2014

Spanish Disclosed

The power of a multi-sectoral approach to climate and municipal risk in Bolivia : La importancia de un enfoque multisectorial sobre el riesgo climático a nivel municipal en Bolivia (Spanish)

This issue focuses on how to determine the most effective solutions to reduce risk from four main hazards (flood, drought, frost, forest fires) in Bolivia. ... See More +

Brief 91634 SEP 01, 2014

English Disclosed

Decision-making and investment strategies for managing flood risk in Guyana (English)

This issue focuses on ways to tackle persistent flooding and economic vulnerabilities in the agricultural sector for Guyana. In January 2005 extreme and prolonged rainfall caused widespread flooding in Guyana with flood levels elevated well above safe operating levels, putting the East Demerara Water Conservancy reservoir and dam at risk of overtopping and catastrophic breaching. ... See More +

Brief 89824 JUL 31, 2014

Spanish Disclosed

Decision-making and investment strategies for managing flood risk in Guyana : Estrategias de toma de decisiones e inversion para la gestion del riesgo de inundaciones en Guyana (Spanish)

This issue focuses on ways to tackle persistent flooding and economic vulnerabilities in the agricultural sector for Guyana. In January 2005 extreme and prolonged rainfall caused widespread flooding in Guyana with flood levels elevated well above safe operating levels, putting the East Demerara Water Conservancy reservoir and dam at risk of overtopping and catastrophic breaching. ... See More +

Brief 89824 JUL 01, 2014

English Disclosed

From mountains to valleys : an alternative approach to emergency evacuation strategies in Haiti (English)

This issue focuses on emergency evacaution strategies for the people of Haiti. The country ranks as one of the countries with the highest exposure to multiple natural hazards in the world, with 96 percent of Haitians currently living at risk. ... See More +

Brief 88660 MAY 01, 2014

French Disclosed

From mountains to valleys : an alternative approach to emergency evacuation strategies in Haiti : Des montagnes aux vallees : une autre approche des strategies d'evacuation d'urgence en Haiti (French)

This issue focuses on emergency evacaution strategies for the people of Haiti. The country ranks as one of the countries with the highest exposure to multiple natural hazards in the world, with 96 percent of Haitians currently living at risk. ... See More +

Brief 88660 MAY 01, 2014

English Disclosed

Integrated metropolitan planning : a case for DRM in the state of Rio de Janeiro (English)

This issue focuses on ways to minimize impact on vulnerable populations living in the Rio de Janeiro's mountainous region, particularly in regards to extreme flooding and devastating landslides. ... See More +

Brief 86519 MAR 01, 2014

Spanish, Portuguese Disclosed

Integrated metropolitan planning : a case for DRM in the state of Rio de Janeiro : Plamejamento metropolitano integrado : um caso de GRD no estado do Rio de Janeiro (Portuguese)

This issue focuses on ways to minimize impact on vulnerable populations living in the Rio de Janeiro's mountainous region, particularly in regards to extreme flooding and devastating landslides. ... See More +

Brief 86519 MAR 01, 2014

Disclosed

Integrated metropolitan planning : a case for DRM in the state of Rio de Janeiro : Planificacion para la adaptacion al cambio climatico (CC) : en ciudades pequenas y medianas (Spanish)

This issue focuses on ways to minimize impact on vulnerable populations living in the Rio de Janeiro's mountainous region, particularly in regards to extreme flooding and devastating landslides. ... See More +

Brief 86519 MAR 01, 2014

Portuguese, English Disclosed

Climate change adaptation planning in small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) : Planificacion para la adaptacion al cambio climatico (CC) en ciudades pequenas y medianas (Spanish)

This issue focuses on a regional study and technical assistance initiative to strengthen climate adaptation planning for small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). ... See More +

Brief 84441 JAN 03, 2014

English Disclosed

Insight 1(3) (English)

Highlights of major country updates: ACS Network positioned for effective service. Malaria booster program. Hafez engages Nigerian students. Spotlight - The Community Based Urban Development Project. ... See More +

Newsletter 37232 JUN 01, 2006

Tohomdet, Obadiah [editor-in-chief] Disclosed

Insight 1(2) (English)

This issue's highlights of major country updates: World Bank supports Nigeria's efforts to combat Avian Flu. Students from Abuja visit the Country Office. ... See More +

Newsletter 37231 MAR 01, 2006

Tohomdet, Obadiah [editor-in-chief] Disclosed

Insight 1 (1) (English)

In this Inaugural Edition: Who we are, what we do: The World Bank Group. The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The International Development Association. ... See More +

Newsletter 37230 JAN 01, 2006

Tohomdet, Obadiah [editor-in-chief] Disclosed

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What people want : investigating inclusive insurance demand in Ethiopia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 124532 Working Paper
Financial sector’s cybersecurity : regulations and supervision (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123655 Working Paper
The decline in access to correspondent banking services in emerging markets : trends, impacts, and solutions - lessons learned from eight country case studies (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 125422 Working Paper
Insurance : supporting development goals and creating markets (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 122320 Brief
Women and insurance : the next frontier (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 122319 Brief
The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2015 99268 Brief English
The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 99268 Brief
Disaster Risk Financing in Panama : protecting people, economy and international markets (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94762 Brief
What's measured can be managed : high-risk settlements in Colombia (Spanish)
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NOV 08, 2014 93097 Brief English
What's measured can be managed : high-risk settlements in Colombia (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93097 Brief Spanish
The power of a multi-sectoral approach to climate and municipal risk in Bolivia (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91634 Brief Spanish
The power of a multi-sectoral approach to climate and municipal risk in Bolivia : La importancia de un enfoque multisectorial sobre el riesgo climático a nivel municipal en Bolivia (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 2014 91634 Brief English
Decision-making and investment strategies for managing flood risk in Guyana (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 89824 Brief Spanish
Decision-making and investment strategies for managing flood risk in Guyana : Estrategias de toma de decisiones e inversion para la gestion del riesgo de inundaciones en Guyana (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2014 89824 Brief English
From mountains to valleys : an alternative approach to emergency evacuation strategies in Haiti (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88660 Brief French
From mountains to valleys : an alternative approach to emergency evacuation strategies in Haiti : Des montagnes aux vallees : une autre approche des strategies d'evacuation d'urgence en Haiti (French)
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MAY 01, 2014 88660 Brief English
Integrated metropolitan planning : a case for DRM in the state of Rio de Janeiro (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 86519 Brief Spanish, Portuguese
Integrated metropolitan planning : a case for DRM in the state of Rio de Janeiro : Plamejamento metropolitano integrado : um caso de GRD no estado do Rio de Janeiro (Portuguese)
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MAR 01, 2014 86519 Brief
Integrated metropolitan planning : a case for DRM in the state of Rio de Janeiro : Planificacion para la adaptacion al cambio climatico (CC) : en ciudades pequenas y medianas (Spanish)
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MAR 01, 2014 86519 Brief Portuguese, English
Climate change adaptation planning in small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) : Planificacion para la adaptacion al cambio climatico (CC) en ciudades pequenas y medianas (Spanish)
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JAN 03, 2014 84441 Brief English
Insight 1(3) (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 37232 Newsletter
Insight 1(2) (English)
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MAR 01, 2006 37231 Newsletter
Insight 1 (1) (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 37230 Newsletter