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

Procurement Plan 98958 JUL 30, 2015

Managing environmental and social risks in development policy financing : IEG learning product (English)

Effective environmental and social risk management in development policy financing (DPF) is central to achieving the World Bank’s goals of ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner. ... See More +

Working Paper 98926 JUL 27, 2015

Sutton,William R.; Hutton,Stephen; Carroll,Richard J.; Kuntasal,Gurkan; Gibson,Daniel R.; Fisiy,Cyprian F.; Redwood,John; Mayville,William V.

Library window newsletter (vol. 3, no. 1) : South Eastern Europe and Balkans - Southeast Europe Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Technical Assistance (SEE CRIF TA) Project (English)

This Library window newsletter looking at information, technology, and personnel includes the following headings: new windows 3.0 printer drivers and report on laptops; gartner on line; personnel table of contents service; macintosh software collection expanded; mac corner and ITF macintosh support; the local area network and the ITFUS Mac Server; macintosh services; macintosh printing to HP laserjet printer. ... See More +

Newsletter 99122 JUL 20, 2015

Sue ONeill Johnson; Cease,Sean P.

Social protection for disaster risk management : Opportunities for Myanmar (English)

Social protection can help build people’s social and economic resilience against disasters in Myanmar. Regular cash transfers, including public works programs, can help smooth consumption,build and maintain assets, and develop human capital to better cope with natural hazards. ... See More +

Working Paper 97958 JUL 07, 2015

Stokkel,Inge Mathilde Maria

Philippines - Second Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan with a CAT-DDO Project (English)

Program Information Document 97934 JUL 05, 2015

Benin - Emergency Urban Environment Project : Supervision mission – June 22 to July 3, 2015 (French)

Aide Memoire 98736 JUL 03, 2015

Use of catastrophe risk models in assessing sovereign food security for risk transfer (English)

This paper discusses how catastrophe crop risk models can be used to assess food security needs at the sovereign level for the purpose of risk transfer. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7360 JUL 02, 2015

SharmamMohan; Hohl,Roman

Linking risk models to microeconomic indicators (English)

Catastrophe risk models are quantitative models used to estimate probabilistic loss distributions for a specified range of assets subject to a baseline level of disaster risk. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7359 JUL 02, 2015

Using probabilistic models to appraise and decide on sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance (English)

This paper presents an overview of the structure of probabilistic catastrophe risk models, discusses their importance for appraising sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance instruments and strategy, and puts forward a model and a process for improving decision making on the linked disaster risk management strategy and sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance strategy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7358 JUL 02, 2015

Ley-Borrás,Roberto; Fox,Benjamin Daniel

The indirect cost of natural disasters and an economic definition of macroeconomic resilience (English)

The welfare impact of a disaster does not depend only on the physical characteristics of the event or its direct impacts in terms of lost lives and assets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7357 JUL 02, 2015

Hallegatte,Stephane

Quantifying through ex post assessments the micro-level impacts of sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance programs (English)

Uninsured natural disasters can have devastating effects on human welfare and economic growth, particularly in developing countries where large segments of the population are in poverty and government resources and capacity to assist in relief, recovery, and reconstruction are limited. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7356 JUL 02, 2015

De Janvry,Alain F.

Poland - Odra-Vistula Flood Management Project (English)

The objectives of the Odra-Vistula Flood Management Project for Poland are to increase access to flood protection for people living in selected areas of the Odra River and the Upper Vistula River basins and to strengthen the institutional capacity of the Borrower to mitigate the impact of floods more effectively. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1203 JUL 01, 2015

From cash to accounts : switching how women save in Uganda (English)

In Sub Saharan Africa women are often not protecting their savings through formal devices but instead keeping their savings in more vulnerable savings options. ... See More +

Brief 98924 JUL 01, 2015

Buehren,Niklas

Bangladesh - Ghorashal Unit 4 Repowering Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Emergency response and disaster management plan (English)

The purpose of the Ghorashal Unit 4 Repowering Project for Bangladesh is to re-power unit 4 (installed capacity of 210 MW) of GPS. The project involves the re-powering of the current steam plant with a more efficient combined cycle technology. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1208 JUL 01, 2015

Latin America - Central America and Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project (English)

Project Appraisal Document PAD976 JUN 30, 2015

Philippines - Enhancing the Income and Asset Declaration System : P144176 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR18762 JUN 29, 2015

0000A8056

Haiti - Infrastructure Institutions Emergency Recovery : P120895 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR18532 JUN 27, 2015

0000A8056

Mozambique - Enhancing Spatial Data for Flood Risk Management Project : P149629 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19604 JUN 24, 2015

Nkoka,Francis Samson

Central America and the Dominican Republic - Regional assessment : status of disaster risk management in the water supply and sanitation sector - policy framework and practice (English)

The purpose of this economic and sector work (ESW) is to support the Republic Forum for potable water and sanitation (FOCARD-APS) member countries in improving the resilience of water supply and sanitation (WSS) services. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study AUS11011 JUN 22, 2015

Rodriguez Serrano,Antonio Manuel

Nepal - Earthquake Housing Reconstruction Project (English)

The development objective of the Earthquake Housing Reconstruction Project for Nepal is to restore affected houses with multi-hazard resistant core housing units in targeted areas and to enhance the governments ability to improve long term disaster resilience. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1494 JUN 18, 2015

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Poland - Odra-Vistula Flood Management Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 30, 2015 98958 Procurement Plan
Managing environmental and social risks in development policy financing : IEG learning product (English)
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JUL 27, 2015 98926 Working Paper
Library window newsletter (vol. 3, no. 1) : South Eastern Europe and Balkans - Southeast Europe Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Technical Assistance (SEE CRIF TA) Project (English)
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JUL 20, 2015 99122 Newsletter
Social protection for disaster risk management : Opportunities for Myanmar (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97958 Working Paper
Philippines - Second Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan with a CAT-DDO Project (English)
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JUL 05, 2015 97934 Program Information Document
Benin - Emergency Urban Environment Project : Supervision mission – June 22 to July 3, 2015 (French)
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JUL 03, 2015 98736 Aide Memoire
Use of catastrophe risk models in assessing sovereign food security for risk transfer (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 WPS7360 Policy Research Working Paper
Linking risk models to microeconomic indicators (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 WPS7359 Policy Research Working Paper
Using probabilistic models to appraise and decide on sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 WPS7358 Policy Research Working Paper
The indirect cost of natural disasters and an economic definition of macroeconomic resilience (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 WPS7357 Policy Research Working Paper
Quantifying through ex post assessments the micro-level impacts of sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance programs (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 WPS7356 Policy Research Working Paper
Poland - Odra-Vistula Flood Management Project (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 PAD1203 Project Appraisal Document
From cash to accounts : switching how women save in Uganda (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98924 Brief
Bangladesh - Ghorashal Unit 4 Repowering Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Emergency response and disaster management plan (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 SFG1208 Environmental Assessment
Latin America - Central America and Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 PAD976 Project Appraisal Document
Philippines - Enhancing the Income and Asset Declaration System : P144176 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR18762 Implementation Status and Results Report
Haiti - Infrastructure Institutions Emergency Recovery : P120895 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)
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JUN 27, 2015 ISR18532 Implementation Status and Results Report
Mozambique - Enhancing Spatial Data for Flood Risk Management Project : P149629 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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JUN 24, 2015 ISR19604 Implementation Status and Results Report
Central America and the Dominican Republic - Regional assessment : status of disaster risk management in the water supply and sanitation sector - policy framework and practice (English)
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JUN 22, 2015 AUS11011 Other Environmental Study
Nepal - Earthquake Housing Reconstruction Project (English)
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JUN 18, 2015 PAD1494 Project Appraisal Document