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The impact of hurricane strikes on short-term local economic activity : evidence from nightlight images in the Dominican Republic (English)

The Dominican Republic is highly exposed to adverse natural events putting the country at risk of losing hard-won economic, social, and environmental gains due to the impacts of disasters. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8275 DEC 14, 2017

Miranda Montero,Juan Jose; Ishizawa Escudero,Oscar Anil; Strobl,Eric Disclosed

Bolivia - Climate Resilience - Integrated Basin Management Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Climate Resilience - Integrated Basin Management Project for Bolivia is to support the implementation of Borrower's strategic program for climate resilience by: (a) strengthening the Borrower's institutional capacity to define the new integrated river basin management approach to climate change adaptation; and (b) supporting its implementation in three pilot sub-basins in the Rio Grande basin. ... See More +

Project Paper RES27162 DEC 07, 2017

Disclosed

Caribbean - Climate Innovation Center Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of this Climate Innovation Center Project is to strengthen the Caribbean Climate Innovation Center (CCIC) capacity so that it can best support clean tech entrepreneurs in developing locally-appropriate solutions to climate change mitigation and adaptation and strengthen their capacity as they grow. ... See More +

Project Paper RES30066 NOV 30, 2017

Disclosed

India - Jharkhand Municipal Development Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The objective of the Jharkhand Municipal Development Project for India is be to improve access of urban service delivery and urban management capacity in participating state and local government agencies. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3803 NOV 17, 2017

Disclosed

India - Jharkhand Municipal Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement policy framework (Hindi)

The objective of the Jharkhand Municipal Development Project for India is be to improve access of urban service delivery and urban management capacity in participating state and local government agencies. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3803 NOV 17, 2017

Disclosed

West Africa - Coastal Areas Resilience Investment Project : environmental and social management framework - executive summaries (English)

The development objective of the Coastal Areas Resilience Investment Project for West Africa is to improve management of shared natural and man-made risks, including climate change, affecting targeted communities and areas on the West Africa coast. ... See More +

Board Report 121484 NOV 15, 2017

Disclosed

Western Africa - Coastal Area Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale pour Senegal (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3801 NOV 15, 2017

Kwengwere,Jayne Angela Disclosed

Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal and Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel - Sahel Irrigation Initiative Support Project (English)

The development objective of the Sahel Irrigation Initiative Support Project for Western Africa are to improve stakeholders' capacity to develop and manage irrigation and to increase irrigated areas using a regional ‘solutions’ approach in participating countries across the Sahel. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1870 NOV 10, 2017

Disclosed

Mozambique - Cities and Climate Change Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Cities and Climate Change Project for Mozambique is to strengthen municipal capacity for sustainable urban infrastructure provision and environmental management which enhance resiliency to climate related risks. ... See More +

Project Paper RES26941 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Rapid damage and loss assessment of August 14th, 2017 landslides and floods in the western area (English)

A massive landslide in the Western Area Rural of Sierra Leone on August 14, 2017, slipped into the Babadorie River Valley and exacerbated existing flooding in the Western Area Rural and Urban (Freetown), affecting about 6,000 people of which 1,141 have been declared dead or missing. ... See More +

Working Paper 121120 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Dialogue for climate action : designing dialogue for climate change - six fundamental principles for catalyzing climate action through dialogue (English)

The challenges posed by climate change - the impact of which extends from small remote island villages to the entire planet - demand collective action by governments, industries, and societies at large. ... See More +

Working Paper 121441 NOV 01, 2017

Beykan,Naz; Kechichian,Etienne Raffi; Robakowski-Van Stralen,Anja; Liu,Jiemei; Manchanda,Sumit Disclosed

Western Africa - Coastal Area Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6) : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale pour Togo (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3801 NOV 01, 2017

Kwengwere,Jayne Angela Disclosed

Hydromet : improving monitoring and prediction of meteorological and hydrological hazards (English)

Robust weather services save lives, reduce impacts from disasters, and promote sustainable economic growth. Global facility for disaster reduction and recovery (GFDRR) is working to improve the ability of developing countries to understand, predict, and warn their citizens of meteorological and hydrological hazards. ... See More +

Brief 121904 NOV 01, 2017

Tsirkunov,Vladimir V. Disclosed

Western Africa - Coastal Areas Resilience Investment Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 6) : Cadre de politique de reinstallation (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG3784 NOV 01, 2017

Koskinen-Lewis,Paivi Disclosed

Resilient transport : making transportation networks safe, secure, and reliable (English)

Global facility for disaster reduction and recovery (GFDRR's) work in resilient transport aims to move away from reactive responses to crises. instead it seeks to foster a proactive approach to disaster risk management that considers residents, the environment, hydrology, and geology. ... See More +

Brief 121982 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Disaster preparedness offers big payoffs for utilities (English)

Achieving the right balance between resilience and the cost of electricity poses a challenge. Technical solutions are available to mitigate the risks posed by most hazards, but they affect the prices customers pay for power and may be difficult to justify to regulators. ... See More +

Brief 120677 OCT 24, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by H.E Gerd Müller at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Gerd Müller, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120488 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Toward integrated disaster risk management in Vietnam : recommendations based on the drought and saltwater intrusion crisis and the case for investing in longer-term resilience - overview (English)

Vietnam is one of the most hazard-prone countries in the East Asia and Pacific region, with droughts, severe storms, and flooding causing substantial economic and human losses. ... See More +

Working Paper 120444 OCT 13, 2017

Chia,Brendan Ming Hui; Chinh,Ngo Cong; Srivastava,Jitendra P.; Hanumappa,Mamatha; Kerblat,Yann; Baca,Abigail C.; Nguyen,Dzung Huy; Wilderspin,Ian Furniss Disclosed

Bolivia - Climate Resilience - Integrated Basin Management Project : environmental assessment : Marco para la gestion ambiental (Spanish)

Environmental Assessment SFG3636 OCT 02, 2017

Jarrin,Veronica Yolanda Disclosed

Uzbekistan - Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change Mitigation Project : restructuring (English)

The development objectives of the Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change Mitigation Project for Uzbekistan are to: (i) promote the introduction of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies of relevance to agri-businesses and farms; and (ii) strengthen capacity for improving degraded irrigated land and water conservation in the project area. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29359 OCT 01, 2017

Burunciuc,Lilia Disclosed

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The impact of hurricane strikes on short-term local economic activity : evidence from nightlight images in the Dominican Republic (English)
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DEC 14, 2017 WPS8275 Policy Research Working Paper
Bolivia - Climate Resilience - Integrated Basin Management Project : restructuring (English)
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DEC 07, 2017 RES27162 Project Paper
Caribbean - Climate Innovation Center Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 30, 2017 RES30066 Project Paper
India - Jharkhand Municipal Development Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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NOV 17, 2017 SFG3803 Resettlement Plan
India - Jharkhand Municipal Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement policy framework (Hindi)
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NOV 17, 2017 SFG3803 Resettlement Plan
West Africa - Coastal Areas Resilience Investment Project : environmental and social management framework - executive summaries (English)
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NOV 15, 2017 121484 Board Report
Western Africa - Coastal Area Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale pour Senegal (French)
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NOV 15, 2017 SFG3801 Environmental Assessment
Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal and Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel - Sahel Irrigation Initiative Support Project (English)
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NOV 10, 2017 PAD1870 Project Appraisal Document
Mozambique - Cities and Climate Change Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 RES26941 Project Paper
Sierra Leone - Rapid damage and loss assessment of August 14th, 2017 landslides and floods in the western area (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121120 Working Paper
Dialogue for climate action : designing dialogue for climate change - six fundamental principles for catalyzing climate action through dialogue (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121441 Working Paper
Western Africa - Coastal Area Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6) : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale pour Togo (French)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3801 Environmental Assessment
Hydromet : improving monitoring and prediction of meteorological and hydrological hazards (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121904 Brief
Western Africa - Coastal Areas Resilience Investment Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 6) : Cadre de politique de reinstallation (French)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3784 Resettlement Plan
Resilient transport : making transportation networks safe, secure, and reliable (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121982 Brief
Disaster preparedness offers big payoffs for utilities (English)
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OCT 24, 2017 120677 Brief
Statement by H.E Gerd Müller at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120488 Board Report
Toward integrated disaster risk management in Vietnam : recommendations based on the drought and saltwater intrusion crisis and the case for investing in longer-term resilience - overview (English)
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OCT 13, 2017 120444 Working Paper
Bolivia - Climate Resilience - Integrated Basin Management Project : environmental assessment : Marco para la gestion ambiental (Spanish)
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OCT 02, 2017 SFG3636 Environmental Assessment
Uzbekistan - Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change Mitigation Project : restructuring (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 RES29359 Project Paper