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Suspending suspicious transactions (English)

According to World Bank and Egmont Group data, the financial intelligence units (FIUs) in at least 79 jurisdictions are authorized to postpone suspicious transactions related to money laundering, associated predicate offenses, terrorist financing, and or other criminal offenses. ... See More +

Publication 89063 JUN 19, 2014

Stroligo, Klaudijo; Intscher, Horst; Davis-Crockwell, Susan

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

Disseminating and using student assessment information in The Gambia (Russian)

The Gambia has shifted the focus of its education reforms from school attendance to student learning. This shift came with a stronger assessment system to measure learning. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 85711 JAN 01, 2014

Senghor, Ousmane

Romania - Enhanced spatial planning as a precondition for sustainable urban development (Vol. 1 of 2) : Full report (English)

This report provides an analysis of the spatial planning system in Romania and suggests ways in which it can be improved. Romania has recently experienced a proliferation of plans, strategies, and policies developed at all administrative levels. ... See More +

Working Paper 84322 DEC 26, 2013

Ionescu-Heroiu, Marcel; Neagu, Marina; Taralunga, Nicolae; Ortiz, Pedro; Petrovici, Norbert; Moldovan, Ciprian; Panescu, Eugen Romanian

Romania - Enhanced spatial planning as a precondition for sustainable urban development (Vol. 1 of 2) : Raport complet (Romanian)

This report provides an analysis of the spatial planning system in Romania and suggests ways in which it can be improved. Romania has recently experienced a proliferation of plans, strategies, and policies developed at all administrative levels. ... See More +

Working Paper 84322 DEC 26, 2013

Ionescu-Heroiu, Marcel; Neagu, Marina; Taralunga, Nicolae; Ortiz, Pedro; Petrovici, Norbert; Moldovan, Ciprian; Panescu, Eugen English

Romania - Enhanced spatial planning as a precondition for sustainable urban development (Vol. 2 of 2) : Summary report (English)

This report provides an analysis of the spatial planning system in Romania and suggests ways in which it can be improved. Romania has recently experienced a proliferation of plans, strategies, and policies developed at all administrative levels. ... See More +

Working Paper 84322 DEC 25, 2013

Ionescu-Heroiu, Marcel; Neagu, Marina; Taralunga, Nicolae; Ortiz, Pedro; Petrovici, Norbert; Moldovan, Ciprian; Panescu, Eugen Romanian

Romania - Enhanced spatial planning as a precondition for sustainable urban development (Vol. 2 of 2) : Raportul sumar (Romanian)

This report provides an analysis of the spatial planning system in Romania and suggests ways in which it can be improved. Romania has recently experienced a proliferation of plans, strategies, and policies developed at all administrative levels. ... See More +

Working Paper 84322 DEC 25, 2013

Ionescu-Heroiu, Marcel; Neagu, Marina; Taralunga, Nicolae; Ortiz, Pedro; Petrovici, Norbert; Moldovan, Ciprian; Panescu, Eugen English

Evidence gap maps -- a tool for promoting evidence-informed policy and prioritizing future research : Evidence gap maps - a tool for promoting evidence-informed policy and prioritizing future research (English)

Evidence-gap maps present a new addition to the tools available to support evidence-informed policy making. Evidence-gap maps are thematic evidence collections covering a range of issues such as maternal health, HIV/AIDS, and agriculture. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6725 DEC 01, 2013

Snilstveit, Birte; Vojtkova, Martina; Bhavsar, Ami; Gaarder, Marie

Crime and growth convergence : evidence from Mexico (English)

Scholars have often argued that crime deters growth, but the empirical literature assessing such effect is scarce. By exploiting cross-municipality income and crime data for Mexico -- a country that experienced a high increase in crime rates over the past decade -- this study circumvents two of the most common problems faced by researchers in this area. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6730 DEC 01, 2013

Enamorado, Ted; Lopez-Calva, Luis F.; Rodriguez-Castelan, Carlos

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Sava Waterway Rehabilitation Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4 of 10) : Standard for mine clearance and explosive ordnance disposal operations (English)

The objective of the Sava Waterway Rehabilitation Project for Bosnia and Herzegovina is to improve the operational performance and safety of commercial and leisure vessels on the Sava River, thereby contributing to improved utilization of the river ports. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4213 OCT 07, 2013

Group versus individual liability : long term evidence from Philippines microcredit lending groups (English)

This brief summarizes the group versus individual liability: long term evidence from Philippines microcredit lending groups for the period 2004-2008. ... See More +

Brief 81337 AUG 14, 2013

Gine, Xavier; Karlan, Dean

Liberia - Public expenditure review note : meeting the challenges of the UNMIL security transition (English)

A history of poor governance culminated in nearly fifteen years (1989-2003) of brutal conflict that destroyed lives, key institutions and infrastructure, and brought the Liberian economy to a halt. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 71009 JAN 01, 2013

Evacuation center management (English)

A mega disaster will result in an enormous number of evacuees staying in evacuation center for a significantly long time. This note describes how Japan managed its evacuation centers after the Great East Japan earthquake. ... See More +

Brief 80059 JAN 01, 2013

Keicho, Toshiaki

Risk assessment and hazard mapping (English)

Hazard and risk assessments are the crucial first step in disaster risk management (DRM) and the basis for formulating DRM policies. They must take into account worst-case scenarios in the event of the largest possible hazard, while recognizing that hazard assessments of earthquakes and tsunamis will always have their limitations and associated uncertainties. ... See More +

Brief 80070 JAN 01, 2013

Sagara, Junko; Saito, Keiko

Risk communication (English)

Risk communication is an important component of disaster risk management (DRM) because it shapes people's perceptions of risk and influences their actions with respect to disaster preparedness and disaster response. ... See More +

Brief 80072 JAN 01, 2013

Shaw, Rajib; Takeuchi, Yukiko; Matsuura, Shohei; Saito, Keiko

India - Second Technical/Engineering Education Quality Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 76031 OCT 29, 2012

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Suspending suspicious transactions (English)
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JUN 19, 2014 89063 Publication
Azerbaijan - Judicial Modernization Project : procurement plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : Procurement plan for component five : project management (English)
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MAY 16, 2014 88745 Procurement Plan
From mountains to valleys : an alternative approach to emergency evacuation strategies in Haiti (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88660 Brief
Disseminating and using student assessment information in The Gambia (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2014 85711 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Romania - Enhanced spatial planning as a precondition for sustainable urban development (Vol. 1 of 2) : Full report (English)
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DEC 26, 2013 84322 Working Paper Romanian
Romania - Enhanced spatial planning as a precondition for sustainable urban development (Vol. 1 of 2) : Raport complet (Romanian)
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DEC 26, 2013 84322 Working Paper English
Romania - Enhanced spatial planning as a precondition for sustainable urban development (Vol. 2 of 2) : Summary report (English)
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DEC 25, 2013 84322 Working Paper Romanian
Romania - Enhanced spatial planning as a precondition for sustainable urban development (Vol. 2 of 2) : Raportul sumar (Romanian)
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DEC 25, 2013 84322 Working Paper English
Evidence gap maps -- a tool for promoting evidence-informed policy and prioritizing future research : Evidence gap maps - a tool for promoting evidence-informed policy and prioritizing future research (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 WPS6725 Policy Research Working Paper
Crime and growth convergence : evidence from Mexico (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 WPS6730 Policy Research Working Paper
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Sava Waterway Rehabilitation Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4 of 10) : Standard for mine clearance and explosive ordnance disposal operations (English)
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OCT 07, 2013 E4213 Environmental Assessment
Group versus individual liability : long term evidence from Philippines microcredit lending groups (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81337 Brief
Liberia - Public expenditure review note : meeting the challenges of the UNMIL security transition (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 71009 Public Expenditure Review
India - National Vector Borne Disease Control and Polio Eradication Support Project : procurement plan for the year 2013 (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80536 Procurement Plan
Evacuation center management (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80059 Brief
Risk assessment and hazard mapping (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80070 Brief
Risk communication (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80072 Brief
India - Vocational Training Improvement Project : procurement plan (Vol. 12 of 19) : Procurement plan for Hamirpur (English)
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OCT 29, 2012 75887 Procurement Plan
India - Second Technical/Engineering Education Quality Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 29, 2012 76031 Procurement Plan
India - National Vector Borne Disease Control and Polio Eradication Support Project : procurement plan for the year 2012-2013 (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 72382 Procurement Plan