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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

Plan de Passation des marchés : procurement plan (French)

Procurement Plan 91130 JUL 30, 2014

Third flood risk management and urban resilience workshop (English)

This report summarizes the presentations and discussions that took place as part of the Third Flood Risk Management and Urban Resilience workshop in Manila, the Philippines, in June 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 90643 JUN 05, 2014

Stanton-Geddes, Zuzana; Wataya, Eiko; Ignacio, Demilour

India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project : indigenious peoples plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : social assessment and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project for India is to improve adaptive capacity of the rural poor, to climate variability and change affecting farm based livelihoods, through community-based interventions. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP702 MAY 30, 2014

Bolivia - Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Credit (DPC) Project (English)

Project Information Document 88696 MAY 06, 2014

Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective (English)

The majority of Northeast Brazil falls within the semi-arid zone, an area that is defined by both a minimal amount of annual rainfall (i.e., 800 millimeters per year on average) and a concentration of that rainfall during only a few months per year. ... See More +

Working Paper 90527 MAY 01, 2014

De Nys, Erwin; Engle, Nathan Portuguese

Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective (Portuguese)

The majority of Northeast Brazil falls within the semi-arid zone, an area that is defined by both a minimal amount of annual rainfall (i.e., 800 millimeters per year on average) and a concentration of that rainfall during only a few months per year. ... See More +

Working Paper 90527 MAY 01, 2014

De Nys, Erwin; Engle, Nathan English

Philippines - Preparation of a program towards sustainable flood management in the Greater Metro Manila Area (English)

Project Information Document 89939 APR 28, 2014

Ghana - Disaster Risk Management Country Plan Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 87075 APR 15, 2014

Addressing climate risk : the Sri Lanka Climate Resilience Program (English)

Sri Lanka is highly vulnerable to natural hazards and has embarked on a comprehensive disaster risk management program to reduce the adverse impacts of climate change and to adapt the stock of infrastructure to extreme climate shocks. ... See More +

Brief 87531 APR 01, 2014

India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project : indigenious peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project for India is to improve adaptive capacity of the rural poor, to climate variability and change affecting farm based livelihoods, through community-based interventions. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP702 FEB 24, 2014

Solomon Islands - Community Resilience to Climate and Disaster Risk Project (English)

The development objective of the Community Resilience to Climate and Disaster Risk Project for Solomon Islands (CRISP) is to increase the capacity of selected rural communities to manage natural hazards and climate change risks. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 83733 FEB 03, 2014

Sri Lanka - Improving Climate Resilience Project (English)

Project Information Document 84218 JAN 21, 2014

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

Climate change adaptation planning in small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) (English)

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 01, 2014

Spanish

Natural disasters in the Middle East and North Africa : a regional overview (English)

Disasters are increasing worldwide, with more devastating effects than ever before. While the absolute number of disasters around the world has almost doubled since the 1980s, the average number of natural disasters in Middle East and North Africa (MNA) has almost tripled over the same period of time. ... See More +

Working Paper 81658 JAN 01, 2014

Tewari, Deepali; Zanon, Andrea; Burtonboy, Catherine; Hamad, Osama; Linares-Rivas, Alejandra; Safaie, Sahar; Banerjee, Aditi; Bhavnani, Rakhi French

ICTs for climate change adaptation in Africa (English)

Like other regions of the world, Africa is beginning to experience the impacts of human-induced climate change. These observed changes in climate parameters have not occurred uniformly across Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 88225 JAN 01, 2014

Creech, Heather; Akoh, Ben; Parry, Jo-Ellen; Bizikova, Livia; Echeverria, Daniella; Gass, Philip; Hammille, Ann; Karami, Julie

Insurance against climate change : financial disaster risk management and insurance options for climate change adaptation in Bulgaria (Bulgarian)

Bulgaria is exposed to nearly all types of climate extremes, including floods, droughts, and others, as well as earthquakes. The combination of insurance products, early warning systems, information campaigns, infrastructure adaptation measures, and strict regulations can be very useful in tackling the negative climate change impacts. ... See More +

Working Paper 89101 JAN 01, 2014

Shah, Jitendra; Milova, Eolina; Murisic, Maja; Kpundeh, Sydnella; Murthi, Mamta; Repnik, Markus; Ahmed, Kulsum English

Natural disasters in the Middle East and North Africa : a regional overview (French)

Disasters are increasing worldwide, with more devastating effects than ever before. While the absolute number of disasters around the world has almost doubled since the 1980s, the average number of natural disasters in Middle East and North Africa (MNA) has almost tripled over the same period of time. ... See More +

Working Paper 81658 JAN 01, 2014

Tewari, Deepali; Zanon, Andrea; Burtonboy, Catherine; Hamad, Osama; Linares-Rivas, Alejandra; Safaie, Sahar; Banerjee, Aditi; Bhavnani, Rakhi English

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Decision-making and investment strategies for managing flood risk in Guyana (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 89824 Brief
Plan de Passation des marchés : procurement plan (French)
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JUL 30, 2014 91130 Procurement Plan
Third flood risk management and urban resilience workshop (English)
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JUN 05, 2014 90643 Working Paper
India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project : indigenious peoples plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : social assessment and social management framework (English)
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MAY 30, 2014 IPP702 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Bolivia - Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Credit (DPC) Project (English)
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MAY 06, 2014 88696 Project Information Document
Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 90527 Working Paper Portuguese
Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective (Portuguese)
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MAY 01, 2014 90527 Working Paper English
Philippines - Preparation of a program towards sustainable flood management in the Greater Metro Manila Area (English)
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APR 28, 2014 89939 Project Information Document
Ghana - Disaster Risk Management Country Plan Project (English)
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APR 15, 2014 87075 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Addressing climate risk : the Sri Lanka Climate Resilience Program (English)
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APR 01, 2014 87531 Brief
Progress report on mainstreaming disaster risk management in World Bank Group operations : meeting of the committee of the whole - chair summary (English)
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MAR 11, 2014 86481 Board Summary
India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project : indigenious peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Social management framework (English)
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FEB 24, 2014 IPP702 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Solomon Islands - Community Resilience to Climate and Disaster Risk Project (English)
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FEB 03, 2014 83733 Project Appraisal Document
Sri Lanka - Improving Climate Resilience Project (English)
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JAN 21, 2014 84218 Project Information Document
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
Climate change adaptation planning in small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 84441 Brief Spanish
Natural disasters in the Middle East and North Africa : a regional overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 81658 Working Paper French
ICTs for climate change adaptation in Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 88225 Working Paper
Insurance against climate change : financial disaster risk management and insurance options for climate change adaptation in Bulgaria (Bulgarian)
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JAN 01, 2014 89101 Working Paper English
Natural disasters in the Middle East and North Africa : a regional overview (French)
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JAN 01, 2014 81658 Working Paper English