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India - National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project (NCRMP-1) is to reduce the vulnerability of coastal communities in Andhra Pradesh and Orissa to cyclone and other hydro meteorological hazards. ... See More +

Project Paper RES27861 SEP 19, 2017

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Flies without borders : lessons from Chennai on improving India's municipal public health services (English)

India's fast-growing cities face three key challenges in improving public health outcomes. The first is the persistence of weak links in the chain -- notably, slums badly underserved with basic civic services -- that can pose public health threats to all. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8197 SEP 18, 2017

Das Gupta,Monica; Dasgupta,Rajib; Kugananthan,P.; Rao,Vijayendra; Somanathan,Trikkur V.; Tewari,K.N. Disclosed

India - National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 119775 SEP 15, 2017

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Financial protection for middle income countries : strengthening the financial resilience of developing countries against the impact of natural disasters (English)

The Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Program (DRFIP) helps Middle Income Countries develop and implement comprehensive financial protection strategies that bring together different financial instruments to protect against disasters of different frequency and severity. ... See More +

Brief 119728 SEP 14, 2017

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Financial protection for resilient livelihoods : increasing the resilience of poor households to disaster events (English)

Disasters—and their economic and social impacts—are on the rise. While disasters do not discriminate, they tend to have the greatest impact on the poorest. ... See More +

Brief 119729 SEP 14, 2017

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Land tenure module : essential questions for data collection for 1.4.2 and 5.a.1 (English)

The questionnaire module was designed jointly by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), United Nation (UN) habitat, and the World Bank, as custodians, with input from global land indicators initiative (GLII), GLDW, and Landesa. ... See More +

Working Paper 119717 SEP 13, 2017

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Shelter from the storm ? household-level impacts of, and responses to, the 2015 floods in Malawi (English)

As extreme weather events intensify due to climate change, it becomes ever more critical to understand how vulnerable households are to these events and the mechanisms households can rely on to minimize losses effectively. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8189 SEP 08, 2017

Mccarthy,Nancy; Kilic,Talip; De La Fuente,Alejandro; Brubaker,Josh Disclosed

Natural disaster damage indices based on remotely sensed data: an application to Indonesia (English)

Combining nightlight data as a proxy for economic activity with remote sensing data typically used for natural hazard modeling, this paper constructs novel damage indices at the district level for Indonesia, for different disaster events such as floods, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and the 2004 Christmas Tsunami. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8188 SEP 08, 2017

Skoufias,Emmanuel; Strobl,Eric; Tveit,Thomas Breivik Disclosed

India - GEF Sustainable Urban Transport Project : resettlement plan : Abbreviated resettlement note (English)

The objective of the GEF Sustainable Urban Transport Project for India is to encourage application of the National Urban Transport Policy and achieve a paradigm shift in India’s urban transport systems in favor of sustainable development, the GOI has applied to the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) to implement Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP) in India. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3610 SEP 07, 2017

Kio-Michael,Tema Alawari Disclosed

Brazil - Rio Grande of South, Sector Wide Approach (SWAp) Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Plano para povos indígenas do projeto de qualificação do espaço escolar (Portuguese)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3623 SEP 01, 2017

Oliveira,Zelia Brandt De Disclosed

Financial protection analytics : supporting risk-informed decision making with quantitative analyses and tools (English)

The Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance Program (DRFIP), through its Disaster Risk Financing Analytics (DRF Analytics) function, aims to strengthen the financial management of climate and disaster shocks by providing quantitative financial and economic analysis and tools for risk-informed decision making. ... See More +

Brief 119817 SEP 01, 2017

Disclosed

Philippines - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY15 - FY19 (English)

The context for WBG partnership with the Philippines has evolved since the launch of the CPS in 2014, driven by several key factors. First, the election of President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016 marked an important political transition. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 117771 AUG 31, 2017

Disclosed

Statement of loans for August 2017 : Latin America and Caribbean (English)

Working Paper 119799 AUG 31, 2017

Disclosed

Brazil - Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Project : environmental assessment : Marco de gestao socioambiental (Portuguese)

Environmental Assessment SFG3590 AUG 23, 2017

Keller Neiva,Sofia Disclosed

Brazil - Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Project : environmental assessment : Marco de gestao socioambiental (Portuguese)

Environmental Assessment SFG3583 AUG 23, 2017

Keller Neiva,Sofia Disclosed

India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Program : resettlement plan : Social impact assessment for providing water supply improvement scheme to Nagercoil Municipality (English)

The development objective of the Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project for India is to improve urban services delivery in participating urban local bodies (ULBs) in a financially sustainable manner and to pilot improved urban management practices in selected cities. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3563 AUG 18, 2017

Sriram,Jyoti Disclosed

China - Sichuan and Chongqing Cooperation : Guang’an Demonstration Area Infrastructure Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 119019 AUG 17, 2017

Disclosed

Buses, houses or cash ? socio-economic, spatial and environmental consequences of reforming public transport subsidies in Buenos Aires (English)

Transit subsidies in the urban area of Buenos Aires are high, amounting to a total of US$5 billion for 2012. They have been challenged on several counts: suspected of driving urban sprawl and associated infrastructure costs, diverting resources from system maintenance, and failing to reach the poor among others. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8166 AUG 14, 2017

Avner,Paolo; Mehndiratta,Shomik Raj; Viguie,Vincent; Hallegatte,Stephane Disclosed

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India - National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project : restructuring (English)
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SEP 19, 2017 RES27861 Project Paper
Flies without borders : lessons from Chennai on improving India's municipal public health services (English)
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SEP 18, 2017 WPS8197 Policy Research Working Paper
India - National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 15, 2017 119775 Procurement Plan
Financial protection for middle income countries : strengthening the financial resilience of developing countries against the impact of natural disasters (English)
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SEP 14, 2017 119728 Brief
Financial protection for resilient livelihoods : increasing the resilience of poor households to disaster events (English)
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SEP 14, 2017 119729 Brief
Land tenure module : essential questions for data collection for 1.4.2 and 5.a.1 (English)
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SEP 13, 2017 119717 Working Paper
Shelter from the storm ? household-level impacts of, and responses to, the 2015 floods in Malawi (English)
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SEP 08, 2017 WPS8189 Policy Research Working Paper
Natural disaster damage indices based on remotely sensed data: an application to Indonesia (English)
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SEP 08, 2017 WPS8188 Policy Research Working Paper
Contribution à l’amélioration de la politique foncière en Mauritanie à travers l’usage du cadre d’analyse de la gouvernance foncière (French)
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SEP 07, 2017 119639 Working Paper
India - GEF Sustainable Urban Transport Project : resettlement plan : Abbreviated resettlement note (English)
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SEP 07, 2017 SFG3610 Resettlement Plan
Vietnam - Mekong Delta Region Urban Upgrading Project : procurement plan for My Tho city subproject : Vietnam - Mekong Delta Region Urban Upgrading Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 03, 2017 119362 Procurement Plan
Brazil - Rio Grande of South, Sector Wide Approach (SWAp) Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Plano para povos indígenas do projeto de qualificação do espaço escolar (Portuguese)
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SEP 01, 2017 SFG3623 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Financial protection analytics : supporting risk-informed decision making with quantitative analyses and tools (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119817 Brief
Philippines - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY15 - FY19 (English)
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AUG 31, 2017 117771 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Statement of loans for August 2017 : Latin America and Caribbean (English)
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AUG 31, 2017 119799 Working Paper
Brazil - Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Project : environmental assessment : Marco de gestao socioambiental (Portuguese)
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AUG 23, 2017 SFG3590 Environmental Assessment
Brazil - Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Project : environmental assessment : Marco de gestao socioambiental (Portuguese)
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AUG 23, 2017 SFG3583 Environmental Assessment
India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Program : resettlement plan : Social impact assessment for providing water supply improvement scheme to Nagercoil Municipality (English)
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AUG 18, 2017 SFG3563 Resettlement Plan
China - Sichuan and Chongqing Cooperation : Guang’an Demonstration Area Infrastructure Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 17, 2017 119019 Procurement Plan
Buses, houses or cash ? socio-economic, spatial and environmental consequences of reforming public transport subsidies in Buenos Aires (English)
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AUG 14, 2017 WPS8166 Policy Research Working Paper