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Kilmo Salama : index based agriculture insurance - a product design case study (English)

Farming is a mainstay of the Kenyan economy, representing three quarters of employment in the country. Nearly half of all farming output in the country is for subsistence purposes1. ... See More +

Working Paper 94794 MAR 01, 2015

Tantia, Piyush; Comings, Tyler

Commitment savings accounts in Malawi : a product design case study (English)

Malawi‘s economy is heavily dependent on agriculture, especially tobacco, which comprises a majority of the country‘s exports. Tobacco farmers have one harvest a year, and while their income stream occurs over several months it must last them for the entire year, making it difficult to smooth consumption throughout the year. ... See More +

Working Paper 94795 MAR 01, 2015

Tantia, Piyush; Comings, Tyler

Disaster Risk Financing in Panama : protecting people, economy and international markets (English)

In 2005, Panama became the first country to develop a National Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. This was a result of Panama's financial system and economic assets being increasingly at risk to natural hazards like extreme weather events and seismic activity. ... See More +

Brief 94762 MAR 01, 2015

Bangladesh - Urban Resilience Project (English)

The Urban Resilience Project of Bangladesh has an objective to strengthen the capacity of Government of Bangladesh agencies to respond to emergency events and to strengthen systems to reduce the vulnerability of future building construction to disasters in Dhaka and Sylhet. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1023 FEB 25, 2015

Bolivia - Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Credit and Loan Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 94620 FEB 24, 2015

El Salvador - Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan (English)

The Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan for El Salvador received a satisfactory outcome rating with low or negligible risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3308 FEB 18, 2015

India - Second National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project : environmental assessment : Environment and social management framework : main report (English)

The development objectives of the Second National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project for India are to: (a) minimize risk and vulnerabilities to cyclones; (b) strengthen the structural and non-structural cyclone mitigation efforts; and (c) build capabilities and capacities of people for cyclone risk mitigation in harmony with the conservation of coastal ecosystems in cyclone hazard prone States and Union Territories. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4556 FEB 18, 2015

Peru - Second Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan Project (English)

The objective of the Second Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan for Peru is to strengthen the institutional and legal framework to contribute toward the reduction of Peru’s fiscal and physical vulnerability to disasters. ... See More +

Program Document 93382 FEB 08, 2015

Pacific Islands - Pacific Resilience Program (PREP) Project : regional environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Pacific Resilience Program (PREP) Project for Pacific Islands is to consolidate the results of on-going national and regional initiatives. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4762 FEB 01, 2015

The Cook Islands : country note (English)

This country note is produced is part of The Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment and
Financing Initiative (PCRAFI). The geographic spread of the Cook Islands poses logistical problems for any necessary post-disaster relief and response efforts. ... See More +

Working Paper 94980 FEB 01, 2015

Mahul, Olivier; Cook, Samantha; Bailey, Barry

Fiji : country note (English)

This note aims to build understanding of the existing disaster risk financing and insurance (DRFI) tools in use in Fiji and to identify gaps where potential engagement could further develop financial resilience. ... See More +

Working Paper 94981 FEB 01, 2015

Mahul, Olivier; Cook, Samantha; Bailey, Barry

The Marshall Islands : country note (English)

This note aims to build understanding of the existing disaster risk financing and insurance (DRFI) tools in use in The Marshall Islands and to identify gaps where potential engagement could further develop financial resilience. ... See More +

Working Paper 94982 FEB 01, 2015

Mahul, Olivier; Cook, Samantha; Bailey, Barry

Solomon Islands : country note (English)

This report aims to build understanding of the existing disaster risk financing and insurance (DRFI) tools in use in the Solomon Islands and to identify gaps where engagement could further develop financial resilience. ... See More +

Working Paper 94983 FEB 01, 2015

Samoa : country note (English)

In 2012 Tropical Cyclone (TC) Evan offered a distressing reminder of Samoa’s exposure to natural hazards. TC Evan came only three years after the earthquake and tsunami of 2009, which affected 2.5 percent of the country’s population, causing 143 fatalities and associated economic losses equivalent to 20 percent of gross domestic product (GDP). ... See More +

Working Paper 94984 FEB 01, 2015

Tonga : country note (English)

Tonga is an archipelago composed of 172 Islands spread across a combined land and sea area of 72,000k

Working Paper 94986 FEB 01, 2015

Managing vulnerability and boosting productivity in agriculture through weather risk mapping : a guide for development practitioners (English)

Productivity in the agricultural sector is inherently dependent on weather, such as variations in rainfall and temperature. As a result, weather risk events can cause losses in yield and production that translate into economic losses for producers, as well as other sector stakeholders that depend on income from agricultural trade, transport, processing, or export. ... See More +

Working Paper 92400 FEB 01, 2015

Arce, Carlos; Uribe, Edgar

Cameroon - Food Emergency Project : resettlement plan : Plan d;action de reinstallation (French)

Resettlement Plan RP1739 JAN 29, 2015

Colombia - Collective Reparation for Victims through Social Reconstruction Project (English)

Project Information Document 94042 JAN 28, 2015

Cambodia - Ketsana Emergency Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Project (English)

The Ketsana Emergency Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Project for Cambodia had a satisfactory outcome with moderate risk to development outcome, and satisfactory performance by both, the Bank and the borrower. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3245 JAN 23, 2015

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

Solomon Islands is at high risk to natural hazards. Located in the Pacific Ring of Fire and within the cyclone belt, it is one of the 20 countries in the world most vulnerable to economic risk exposure caused by geological, hydrological and climatic hazards. ... See More +

Brief 93515 JAN 01, 2015

Jordy, Denis Jean-Jacques

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Kilmo Salama : index based agriculture insurance - a product design case study (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94794 Working Paper
Commitment savings accounts in Malawi : a product design case study (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94795 Working Paper
Disaster Risk Financing in Panama : protecting people, economy and international markets (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94762 Brief
Bangladesh - Urban Resilience Project (English)
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FEB 25, 2015 PAD1023 Project Appraisal Document
Bolivia - Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Credit and Loan Project : chair summary (English)
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FEB 24, 2015 94620 Board Summary
El Salvador - Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan (English)
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FEB 18, 2015 ICR3308 Implementation Completion and Results Report
India - Second National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project : environmental assessment : Environment and social management framework : main report (English)
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FEB 18, 2015 E4556 Environmental Assessment
Peru - Second Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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FEB 08, 2015 93382 Program Document
Pacific Islands - Pacific Resilience Program (PREP) Project : regional environmental and social management framework (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 E4762 Environmental Assessment
The Cook Islands : country note (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94980 Working Paper
Fiji : country note (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94981 Working Paper
The Marshall Islands : country note (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94982 Working Paper
Solomon Islands : country note (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94983 Working Paper
Samoa : country note (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94984 Working Paper
Tonga : country note (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94986 Working Paper
Managing vulnerability and boosting productivity in agriculture through weather risk mapping : a guide for development practitioners (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 92400 Working Paper
Cameroon - Food Emergency Project : resettlement plan : Plan d;action de reinstallation (French)
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JAN 29, 2015 RP1739 Resettlement Plan
Colombia - Collective Reparation for Victims through Social Reconstruction Project (English)
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JAN 28, 2015 94042 Project Information Document
Cambodia - Ketsana Emergency Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Project (English)
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JAN 23, 2015 ICR3245 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Community Resilience to Climate and Disaster Risk in Solomon Islands Project (CRISP) (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93515 Brief