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Agricultural sector risk assessment : methodological guidance for practitioners (English)

In the agricultural sector, risks are inherent and ubiquitous, posing potentially serious consequences for stakeholders and consumers. Risks disrupt supply chains, causing extensive financial and economic losses. ... See More +

Working Paper 100320 JAN 01, 2016

Choudhary,Vikas; P. D’Alessandro, Stephen; Giertz, Åsa; Suit,Kilara Constance; Johnson,Traci Jeanette; Baedeker, Tobías; Caballero,Ricardo Jorge

Philippines - Studies for Sustainable Flood Management Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Studies for Sustainable Flood Management Project for Philippines is to prepare priority projects that aim to improve flood management and resilience in the Greater Metro Manila area. ... See More +

Project Paper RES22061 DEC 23, 2015

Stoutjesdijk,Joop

Philippines - Second Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan with a Catastrophe-Deferred Drawdown Option Program (English)

The development objective of the Second Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan with a Catastrophe-Deferred Drawdown Option Program is to enhance the technical and financial capacity of the Government of the Philippines to reduce disaster risk and manage the socio-economic and fiscal impacts of natural disasters. ... See More +

Program Document 96587 DEC 01, 2015

Colombia - Second Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project - (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14875 DEC 01, 2015

Enhancing road resilience in Pacific Island Countries : World Bank assisting adaptation to climate change (English)

Pacific island countries are experiencing higher temperatures, rising sea levels, and extreme weather that is increasingly frequent and intense. ... See More +

Brief 102711 DEC 01, 2015

Michaels,Sean David

Haiti - Emergency Bridge Reconstruction and Vulnerability Reduction Project (English)

Ratings for the Emergency Bridge Reconstruction and Vulnerability Reduction Project for Haiti were as follows: outcomes were moderately 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 ICR2483 NOV 30, 2015

Update on IDA's crisis response window (English)

This report is an update on Crisis Response Window (CRW) resources that have been used so far in IDA17. International Development Association's (IDA) emergency support has been extended to several crisis-hit countries since the start of IDA17. ... See More +

Board Report 100994 NOV 09, 2015

Social protection and disaster risk management in the Philippines : the case of typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) (English)

This paper evaluates how the Philippines utilize social protection systems and programs to help households better manage disaster risk. Exposure and vulnerability to natural disasters and the effects of climate change are particularly high in the Philippines. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7482 NOV 09, 2015

Bowen,Thomas Vaughan

China - Jilin Agricultural Product Safety and Quality : P101716 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR20336 NOV 09, 2015

Figueroa-Geron,Carolina V.

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 647 : membership of the Republic of Nauru (English)

On November 6, 2015, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number six hundred and forty-seven. ... See More +

Board Report 100911 NOV 06, 2015

The exposure, vulnerability, and ability to respond of poor households to recurrent floods in Mumbai (English)

This paper examines poor households in the city of Mumbai and their exposure, vulnerability, and ability to respond to recurrent floods. The paper discusses policy implications for future adaptive capacity, resilience, and poverty alleviation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7481 NOV 05, 2015

Patankar,Archana Mahesh

Disaster risk, climate change, and poverty : assessing the global exposure of poor people to floods and droughts (English)

People living in poverty are particularly vulnerable to shocks, including those caused by natural disasters such as floods and droughts. Previous studies in local contexts have shown that poor people are also often overrepresented in hazard-prone areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7480 NOV 05, 2015

Winsemius,Hessel C.; Jongman,Brenden; Veldkamp,Ted I.E.; Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore,Mook; Ward,Philip J.

Fact finding summary from de-risking surveys (English)

At the request of the G20 and the Financial Stability Board (FSB), and with the support of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI), the World Bank Group has led fact-finding work on de-risking – the phenomenon of financial institutions terminating or restricting business relationships with clients or categories of clients to avoid, rather than manage, risk. ... See More +

Working Paper 101097 NOV 01, 2015

Urban flooding of Greater Dhaka in a changing climate : building local resilience to disaster risk (English)

Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and one of the world’s rapidly growing megacities, is an urban hotspot for climate risks. Preparing for the unfolding impacts of climate-related changes – socio demographic, environmental, economic, and political - is a daunting task. ... See More +

Publication 100228 OCT 26, 2015

Dasgupta,Susmita; Zaman,Asif; Roy,Subhendu; Huq,Mainul; Jahan,Sarwar; Nishat,Ainun

Serbia - Floods Emergency Recovery Project : Inspection Panel notice of non-registration (English)

On September 8, 2015, the Panel received a request for inspection of the Bank-financed Floods Emergency Recovery Project in Serbia raising concerns about the dewatering of a flooded mine and alleging impacts to community members living nearby. ... See More +

Inspection Panel Notice of Registration 100491 OCT 23, 2015

Morocco - Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Project (English)

Program Information Document PID0036645 OCT 22, 2015

D'Almeida,Charlene

Poland - Odra-Vistula Flood Management Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 101586 OCT 22, 2015

India - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 100391 OCT 20, 2015

The impact of violence on individual risk preferences : evidence from a natural experiment (English)

This study estimates the impact of Kenya’s post-election violence on individual risk preferences. Because the crisis interrupted a longitudinal survey of more than five thousand Kenyan youth, this timing creates plausibly exogenous variation in exposure to civil conflict by the time of the survey. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7440 OCT 14, 2015

Jakiela,Pamela; Ozier,Owen

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Agricultural sector risk assessment : methodological guidance for practitioners (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 100320 Working Paper
Philippines - Studies for Sustainable Flood Management Project : restructuring (English)
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DEC 23, 2015 RES22061 Project Paper
Philippines - Second Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan with a Catastrophe-Deferred Drawdown Option Program (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 96587 Program Document
Colombia - Second Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project - (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 ICRR14875 Implementation Completion Report Review
Enhancing road resilience in Pacific Island Countries : World Bank assisting adaptation to climate change (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 102711 Brief
Haiti - Emergency Bridge Reconstruction and Vulnerability Reduction Project (English)
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NOV 30, 2015 ICR2483 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Update on IDA's crisis response window (English)
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NOV 09, 2015 100994 Board Report
Social protection and disaster risk management in the Philippines : the case of typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) (English)
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NOV 09, 2015 WPS7482 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Jilin Agricultural Product Safety and Quality : P101716 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)
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NOV 09, 2015 ISR20336 Implementation Status and Results Report
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 647 : membership of the Republic of Nauru (English)
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NOV 06, 2015 100911 Board Report
The exposure, vulnerability, and ability to respond of poor households to recurrent floods in Mumbai (English)
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NOV 05, 2015 WPS7481 Policy Research Working Paper
Disaster risk, climate change, and poverty : assessing the global exposure of poor people to floods and droughts (English)
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NOV 05, 2015 WPS7480 Policy Research Working Paper
Fact finding summary from de-risking surveys (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 101097 Working Paper
Urban flooding of Greater Dhaka in a changing climate : building local resilience to disaster risk (English)
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OCT 26, 2015 100228 Publication
Serbia - Floods Emergency Recovery Project : Inspection Panel notice of non-registration (English)
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OCT 23, 2015 100491 Inspection Panel Notice of Registration
Morocco - Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Project (English)
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OCT 22, 2015 PID0036645 Program Information Document
Poland - Odra-Vistula Flood Management Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 22, 2015 101586 Procurement Plan
India - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy : chair summary (English)
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OCT 20, 2015 100391 Board Summary
Vietnam - Managing Natural Hazards Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Dự án Quản lý thiên tai : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese,English)
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OCT 19, 2015 100469 Procurement Plan
The impact of violence on individual risk preferences : evidence from a natural experiment (English)
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OCT 14, 2015 WPS7440 Policy Research Working Paper