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Socioeconomic resilience : multi-hazard estimates in 117 countries (English)

This paper presents a model to assess the socioeconomic resilience to natural disasters of an economy, defined as its capacity to mitigate the impact of disaster-related asset losses on welfare. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7886 NOV 14, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore,Mook; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Kenya - Adaptation to Climate Change in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands Project : indigenous people plan : Vulnerable and marginalized groups framework (English)

The objective of the Adaptation to Climate Change in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands Project for Kenya is to improve the ability of participating districts and communities in the arid and semi-arid lands to plan and implement climate change adaptation measures. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2646 NOV 11, 2016

Rabuku,Sophie Nelly Disclosed

Cash transfers and health : evidence from Tanzania (English)

How do conditional cash transfers impact health-related outcomes? This paper examines the 2010 randomized introduction of a program in Tanzania and finds nuanced impacts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7882 NOV 07, 2016

Evans,David; Holtemeyer,Brian; Kosec,Katrina L. Disclosed

Tajikistan - Health Services Improvement Project (HSIP) : procurement plan : Procurement plan for goods and non-consulting services (English)

Procurement Plan 109628 NOV 01, 2016

Disclosed

Tajikistan - Health Services Improvement Project (HSIP) : procurement plan (Vol. 2) : Procurement plan for consulting services (English)

Procurement Plan 109628 NOV 01, 2016

Disclosed

Iraq - Emergency Operation Development Projects (EODP) : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental and social impact assessment for Al-Sudour Bridge (English)

The development objective of Emergency Operation for Development Project (EODP) for Iraq is to support the country in the reconstruction of damaged infrastructure and the restoration of public services delivery in Targeted Municipal Areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2335 OCT 26, 2016

Jabbour,Jocelyne Disclosed

Does debt relief improve child health ? evidence from cross-country micro data (English)

This paper analyzes the effects of a multilateral debt relief program on child health. The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank launched the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative in the late 1990s to reduce the debt burdens of poor countries, and explicitly linked the initiative to the aim of poverty reduction and social targets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7872 OCT 24, 2016

Welander,Anna Carin Charlotte Disclosed

Liberia - Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)

This program document proposes a Third Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation (PRSDPO-III) to the Republic of Liberia for SDR 28.7 million (US$40 million equivalent) in grants which includes US$8 million from the Crisis Response Window (CRW). ... See More +

Program Document 105163 OCT 21, 2016

Disclosed

Report to the Board from the Committee on Development Effectiveness : learning from IDA experience - lessons from IEG evaluations and draft World Bank Group management comments (English)

The Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE) met to discuss the paper entitled Learning from IDAExperience: Lessons from IEG Evaluations and Draft World Bank Group Management Comments. ... See More +

Board Report 109445 OCT 20, 2016

Disclosed

Health labor market analyses in low- and middle-income countries : an evidence-based approach (English)

The health workforce has received major policy attention over the past decade,driven in part by the need to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and more recently the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and universal health coverage (UHC). ... See More +

Publication 109155 OCT 12, 2016

M. Scheffler,Richard (editor); H. Herbst,Christopher (editor); Lemiere,Christophe (editor); Campbell,Jim (editor) Disclosed

Climate change and water variability : do water treaties contribute to river basin resilience ? (English)

Climate-driven water variability is a natural phenomenon observed across river basins, but predicted to increase due to climate change. Environmental change of this kind may aggravate political tensions, especially in regions that are not equipped with an appropriate institutional apparatus. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7855 OCT 11, 2016

Dinar,Shlomi; Katz,David; De Stefano,Lucia; Blankespoor,Brian Disclosed

Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity : Հայաստան - Աղքատության նվազեցում եւ ընդհանուր բարեկեցության (Luhya,Armenian)

Economic growth translated into higher levels of consumption for all parts of the welfare distribution and lower poverty. Consumption growth for the bottom 40 was lower than for the total of the population. ... See More +

Working Paper 108742 OCT 04, 2016

Sinha,Nistha; Meyer,Moritz; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; ErvynKhan, Kadeem; Tsirunyan,Sasun A. Disclosed

Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity (English)

Economic growth translated into higher levels of consumption for all parts of the welfare distribution and lower poverty. Consumption growth for the bottom 40 was lower than for the total of the population. ... See More +

Working Paper 108742 OCT 04, 2016

Sinha,Nistha; Meyer,Moritz; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; ErvynKhan, Kadeem; Tsirunyan,Sasun A. Disclosed

The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : country update : گپ بان زاک جهان ری در افغا شنست انششماهه (Dari)

The contents of this newsletter focus on World Bank Group support, status of ongoing operations, and Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund. It has the following headings: news; World Bank group support; ongoing operations; raising livestock gives rural poor a chance at brighter future;canal reconstruction improves rural living in Bamyan province; capacity building pays off with first kidney transplant in Afghanistan; International Finance Corporation; Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund; and horticulture provides alternative livelihood to farmers ... See More +

Newsletter 108759 OCT 01, 2016

Pashto, English Disclosed

Africa - Second Phase of the Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale pour Togo (French,English)

Environmental Assessment SFG2671 OCT 01, 2016

Andrianaivo,Norosoa Disclosed

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Enhancing Governance Capacity Project (English)

Ratings for the Governance Capacity Enhancement Project for Congo, Democratic Republic of were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3841 SEP 30, 2016

Disclosed

An evaluation of World Bank Group support to health services : approach paper (English)

Health services (HS) are crucial for development. HS include all services dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disease, or the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health. ... See More +

IEG Approach Paper 109332 SEP 28, 2016

IEG Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Wetlands Conservation Project (English)

Ratings for the Wetlands Conservation Project for Sierra Leone were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3927 SEP 27, 2016

Disclosed

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Socioeconomic resilience : multi-hazard estimates in 117 countries (English)
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NOV 14, 2016 WPS7886 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya - Adaptation to Climate Change in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands Project : indigenous people plan : Vulnerable and marginalized groups framework (English)
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NOV 11, 2016 SFG2646 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Cash transfers and health : evidence from Tanzania (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 WPS7882 Policy Research Working Paper
Tajikistan - Health Services Improvement Project (HSIP) : procurement plan : Procurement plan for goods and non-consulting services (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 109628 Procurement Plan
Tajikistan - Health Services Improvement Project (HSIP) : procurement plan (Vol. 2) : Procurement plan for consulting services (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 109628 Procurement Plan
Iraq - Emergency Operation Development Projects (EODP) : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental and social impact assessment for Al-Sudour Bridge (English)
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OCT 26, 2016 SFG2335 Environmental Assessment
Does debt relief improve child health ? evidence from cross-country micro data (English)
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OCT 24, 2016 WPS7872 Policy Research Working Paper
Liberia - Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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OCT 21, 2016 105163 Program Document
Report to the Board from the Committee on Development Effectiveness : learning from IDA experience - lessons from IEG evaluations and draft World Bank Group management comments (English)
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OCT 20, 2016 109445 Board Report
Health labor market analyses in low- and middle-income countries : an evidence-based approach (English)
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OCT 12, 2016 109155 Publication
Climate change and water variability : do water treaties contribute to river basin resilience ? (English)
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OCT 11, 2016 WPS7855 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity : Հայաստան - Աղքատության նվազեցում եւ ընդհանուր բարեկեցության (Luhya,Armenian)
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OCT 04, 2016 108742 Working Paper
Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity (English)
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OCT 04, 2016 108742 Working Paper
The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : country update : گپ بان زاک جهان ری در افغا شنست انششماهه (Dari)
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OCT 01, 2016 108759 Newsletter Pashto, English
Africa - Second Phase of the Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale pour Togo (French,English)
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OCT 01, 2016 SFG2671 Environmental Assessment
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Enhancing Governance Capacity Project (English)
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SEP 30, 2016 ICR3841 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Minutes of Meetings of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA and the Boards of Directors of IFC and MIGA held on September 29, 2016 (English)
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SEP 29, 2016 108937 Minutes
An evaluation of World Bank Group support to health services : approach paper (English)
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SEP 28, 2016 109332 IEG Approach Paper
Public-private partnerships in health : World Bank Group engagement in health PPP : an IEG synthesis report : Public-Private Partnerships in Health : World Bank Group Engagement in Health PPP : An IEG Synthesis Report (English)
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SEP 28, 2016 109572 Working Paper
Sierra Leone - Wetlands Conservation Project (English)
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SEP 27, 2016 ICR3927 Implementation Completion and Results Report