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Colombia - Rio Bogota Environmental Recuperation and Flood Control Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Rio Bogota Environmental Recuperation and Flood Control Project for Colombia is to assist the Borrower to transform the Rio Bogota River into an environmental asset for the Bogotá Distrito Capital metropolitan region by improving water quality, reducing flood risks, and creating multi-functional areas along the river. ... See More +

Project Paper RES23610 JUN 28, 2016

Neira Zavala,Alejandro Disclosed

Turkey - Seismic Risk Mitigation Project (English)

Ratings for the Seismic Risk Mitigation Project for Turkey were as follows: outcomes were highly satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low or negligible, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was highly satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3698 JUN 25, 2016

Disclosed

Evaluating sovereign disaster risk finance strategies : a framework (English)

This paper proposes a framework for ex ante evaluation of sovereign disaster risk finance instruments available to governments for funding disaster losses. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7721 JUN 21, 2016

Clarke,Daniel Jonathan; Mahul,Olivier; Poulter,Richard Andrew; Teh,Tse-Ling Disclosed

Solving commitment problems in disaster risk finance (English)

Those at risk from natural disasters are typically under-protected, possibly because they expect benefactors such as governments and donors to come to their aid. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7720 JUN 21, 2016

Clarke,Daniel Jonathan; Wren-Lewis,Liam Disclosed

Potential for application of a probabilistic catastrophe risk modelling framework to poverty outcomes : general form vulnerability functions relating household poverty outcomes to hazard intensity in Ethiopia (English)

This paper analyzes the potential to combine catastrophe risk modelling (CAT risk modeling) with economic analysis of vulnerability to poverty using the example of drought hazard impacts on the welfare of rural households in Ethiopia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7717 JUN 21, 2016

Porter,Catherine; White,Emily Jennifer Disclosed

Early warning, early action : the use of predictive tools in drought response through Ethiopia's productive safety net programme (English)

This paper investigates the use of early warning tools as part of Ethiopia's Disaster Risk Management framework. Analyzing, in particular, the Livelihoods, Early Assessment and Protection tool, Livelihood Integrated Assessment and Hotspots Assessments, the paper delineates the scope and objectives of existing early warning tools, their commonalities and limitations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7716 JUN 21, 2016

Drechsler,Mareile Beate Stephanie; Soer,Wolter Disclosed

Insuring growth : the impact of disaster funds on economic reconstruction in Mexico (English)

Climate change has considerably increased the likelihood of experiencing extreme weather events. Governments in developing countries have a limited capacity to smooth the losses created by extreme weather, and could potentially benefit from the introduction of disaster funds, that is, ex-ante budgeting allocations for post-disaster reconstruction. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7714 JUN 21, 2016

De Janvry,Alain F.; del Valle,Alejandro; Sadoulet,Elisabeth Marie L. Disclosed

China - Huai River Basin Flood Management and Drainage Improvement Project : restructuring paper (English)

The development objective of the Huai River Basin Flood Management and Drainage Improvement Project for China is to provide better and more secure protection against floods and water logging, increase farmland productivity, and reduce property losses in predominantly poor rural areas in the Huai river basin in the provinces of Jiangsu, Shandong, Anhui, and Henan. ... See More +

Project Paper RES24226 JUN 15, 2016

Zhang,Ximing Disclosed

China - Xining Flood and Watershed Management Project (English)

Ratings for the Xining Flood and Watershed Management Project for China were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3778 JUN 09, 2016

Disclosed

Fiscal disaster risk assessment and risk financing options (English)

Working Paper 106715 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Weathering storms : understanding the impact of natural disasters on the poor in Central America (English)

In the past decades, natural disasters have caused substantial human and economic losses in Central America, with strong adverse impacts on gross domestic product per capita, income, and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7692 JUN 01, 2016

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

Ecuador - Risk Mitigation and Emergency Recovery Project (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 106444 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Argentina - Flood Risk Management Support Project for the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (English)

The development objective of the Flood Risk Management Support Project for the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires for Argentina is to strengthen the autonomous city of Buenos Aires (CABA) to efficiently manage flood risk and improve the drainage systems in the Cildanez basin, Maldonado basin, and Vega basin. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD830 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Budget Committee : minutes of meeting held on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 (English)

Minutes 106556 MAY 31, 2016

Disclosed

Pakistan - Sindh Resilience Project (English)

The development objective for the Sindh Resilience Project for Pakistan is to mitigate flood and drought risks in selected areas and to strengthen Sindh's capacity to manage natural disasters. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1684 MAY 30, 2016

Disclosed

Audit Committee : minutes of meeting held on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 (English)

Minutes 106543 MAY 18, 2016

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Weather and Climate Services Regional Project (English)

The development objective of the Weather and Climate Services Regional Project for Bangladesh is to strengthen Bangladesh’s capacity to deliver reliable weather, water, and climate information services and improve access to such services by priority sectors and communities. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1414 MAY 13, 2016

Disclosed

Fiji - Post-Cyclone Winston Emergency Development Policy Operation Project : Fiji - Post-Cyclone Winston Emergency Development Policy Operation (English)

Program Information Document AB7837 MAY 09, 2016

Disclosed

Assessing socioeconomic resilience to floods in 90 countries (English)

This paper presents a model to assess the socioeconomic resilience to natural disasters of an economy, defined as its capacity to mitigate the impact of disaster-related asset losses on welfare, and a tool to help decision makers identify the most promising policy options to reduce welfare losses due to floods. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7663 MAY 09, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore,Mook; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Fiji - Post-Cyclone Winston Emergency Development Policy Operation Project : Fiji - Fiji Post-Cyclone Winston Emergency Development Policy Operation (English)

Program Information Document AB7837 MAY 09, 2016

Disclosed

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Colombia - Rio Bogota Environmental Recuperation and Flood Control Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 28, 2016 RES23610 Project Paper
Turkey - Seismic Risk Mitigation Project (English)
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JUN 25, 2016 ICR3698 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Evaluating sovereign disaster risk finance strategies : a framework (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7721 Policy Research Working Paper
Solving commitment problems in disaster risk finance (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7720 Policy Research Working Paper
Potential for application of a probabilistic catastrophe risk modelling framework to poverty outcomes : general form vulnerability functions relating household poverty outcomes to hazard intensity in Ethiopia (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7717 Policy Research Working Paper
Early warning, early action : the use of predictive tools in drought response through Ethiopia's productive safety net programme (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7716 Policy Research Working Paper
Insuring growth : the impact of disaster funds on economic reconstruction in Mexico (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7714 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Huai River Basin Flood Management and Drainage Improvement Project : restructuring paper (English)
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JUN 15, 2016 RES24226 Project Paper
China - Xining Flood and Watershed Management Project (English)
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JUN 09, 2016 ICR3778 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Fiscal disaster risk assessment and risk financing options (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106715 Working Paper
Weathering storms : understanding the impact of natural disasters on the poor in Central America (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 WPS7692 Policy Research Working Paper
Ecuador - Risk Mitigation and Emergency Recovery Project (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106444 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Argentina - Flood Risk Management Support Project for the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 PAD830 Project Appraisal Document
Budget Committee : minutes of meeting held on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 106556 Minutes
Pakistan - Sindh Resilience Project (English)
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MAY 30, 2016 PAD1684 Project Appraisal Document
Audit Committee : minutes of meeting held on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 (English)
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MAY 18, 2016 106543 Minutes
Bangladesh - Weather and Climate Services Regional Project (English)
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MAY 13, 2016 PAD1414 Project Appraisal Document
Fiji - Post-Cyclone Winston Emergency Development Policy Operation Project : Fiji - Post-Cyclone Winston Emergency Development Policy Operation (English)
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MAY 09, 2016 AB7837 Program Information Document
Assessing socioeconomic resilience to floods in 90 countries (English)
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MAY 09, 2016 WPS7663 Policy Research Working Paper
Fiji - Post-Cyclone Winston Emergency Development Policy Operation Project : Fiji - Fiji Post-Cyclone Winston Emergency Development Policy Operation (English)
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MAY 09, 2016 AB7837 Program Information Document