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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

Pandemic emergency financing facility : global pandemic response through a financial intermediary fund (English)

One of the sobering lessons of the recent Ebola crisis in West Africa was how ill prepared the world was for such a deadly disease. Pandemics pose a serious threat to both global health and economic security, as well as to the ability to end extreme poverty and achieve the sustainable development goals. ... See More +

Board Report 104838 MAY 03, 2016

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Disaster risk management and fiscal policy : narratives, tools, and evidence associated with assessing fiscal risk and building resilience (English)

This paper addresses the question whether and how co-benefits, through disaster resilience building, can be further promoted. Co-benefits are defined as positive externalities that arise deliberately as a result of a joint strategy that pursues several objectives synergistically at the same time, such as disaster risk management and development goals, or disaster risk management and climate change adaptation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7635 APR 12, 2016

Mechler,Reinhard; Mochizuki,Junko; Hochrainer-Stigler,Stefan Disclosed

Higher losses and slower development in the absence of disaster risk management investments (English)

Global economic losses from natural disasters continue to increase. Yet, investments in disaster risk management are not universal, as they are traditionally seen as in competition with other development and economic priorities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7632 APR 12, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore,Mook; Jouanjean,Marie Agnes Disclosed

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

The objective of the Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Program-for-Results Project for Morocco is to improve the institutional framework to finance disaster risk reduction activities and strengthen financial resilience to natural disasters for targeted populations in the Program area. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 104208 MAR 29, 2016

French Disclosed

Morocco - Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Program : technical assessment report (English)

Morocco has suffered significantly from a variety of shocks, including due to natural hazards, and in response has started to develop risk management programs and initiatives, supported by the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 104980 MAR 17, 2016

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Comparative analysis of approaches to geothermal resource risk mitigation : a global survey (English)

Based on the World Bank’s own extensive global experience and drawing upon international expertise from leading specialists and practitioners, this report presents a comparative assessment of various approaches that have been applied around the world, with varying degrees of success, to mitigate resource risks and catalyze investments in developing the geothermal sector. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 105172 MAR 01, 2016

Sanyal, Subir K.; Robertson-Tait, Ann; Jayawardena,Migara; Huttrer, Gerry; Berman,Laura Wendell Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Southeast Europe and Central Asia Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Project (English)

The development objective of the Southeast Europe and Central Asia (SEECA) Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CRIF) Project for Kazakhstan is to assist Kazakhstan with developing a modern catastrophe insurance market infrastructure that will support the launch of affordable, innovative catastrophe insurance products covering the risks of weather extremes. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1703 MAR 01, 2016

Disclosed

Drought and retribution : evidence from a large-scale rainfall-indexed insurance program in Mexico (English)

Although weather shocks are a major source of income fluctuation, most of the world's poor lack insurance coverage against them. Absence of formal insurance contributes to poverty traps, as investment decisions are conflicted with risk management ones: risk-averse farmers tend to underinvest and produce lower yielding yet safer crops. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7565 FEB 16, 2016

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Wolff,Hendrik Disclosed

Contingent liabilities risk management : a credit risk analysis framework for sovereign guarantees and on-lending—country experiences from Colombia, Indonesia, Sweden, and Turkey (English)

Sovereign credit guarantees and government on-lending can catalyze private sector investment and fulfill specific policy objectives. However, contingent liabilities stemming from guarantees and contingent assets stemming from on-lending expose governments to risk. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7538 JAN 22, 2016

Bachmair,Fritz Florian Disclosed

Contingent liabilities risk management : a credit risk analysis framework for sovereign guarantees and on-lending - country experiences from Colombia, Indonesia, Sweden, and Turkey (English)

Sovereign credit guarantees and government on-lending can catalyze private sector investment and fulfill specific policy objectives. However, contingent liabilities stemming from guarantees and contingent assets stemming from on-lending expose governments to risk. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 102884 JAN 01, 2016

Bachmair,Fritz Florian Disclosed

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 Disclosed

Internal audit vice presidency annual report 2015 (English)

The Internal Audit Vice Presidency (IAD) is an independent and objective assurance and advisory function designed to add value to the World Bank Group (WBG) by improving the operations of WBG’s entities. ... See More +

Board Report 102341 DEC 23, 2015

Disclosed

Mali – Financial sector assessment program : development module – insurance sector : technical note (English)

This note summarizes the findings and conclusions of the review of the insurance sector in Mali. The review was conducted as part of the 2015 financial sector assessment program (FSAP) in Mali. ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 105296 DEC 01, 2015

French Disclosed

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

Program Information Document PID0036645 OCT 22, 2015

D'Almeida,Charlene Disclosed

Mozambique - Agricultural sector risk assessment (English)

This note examines agricultural risk in Mozambique and its impacts on crop production between 1992 and 2015. It summarizes the findings of an agricultural risk and solutions assessment carried out in 2013 and 2014 to prioritize risks based on their frequency and severity of impact, and to identify any areas of Mozambique’s existing agricultural risk management framework that can be improved. ... See More +

Brief 100123 OCT 01, 2015

Suit,Kilara Constance; Choudhary,Vikas Disclosed

Niger - Agricultural sector risk assessment (English)

Niger, owing to its climatic, institutional, livelihood, economic, and environmental context, is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world. ... See More +

Brief 100122 OCT 01, 2015

Toure,El Hadj Adama; Choudhary,Vikas; Ba, Amadou; Christienson, Garry; Josserand,Henri P. Disclosed

Kenya - Toward a national crop and livestock insurance program : summary of policy suggestions (Vol. 2) : Kenya - Toward a national crop and livestock insurance program : background report (English)

At the request of the government of Kenya and under its guidance, a team of national and international experts conducted an appraisal of different agricultural insurance options for Kenya.This appraisal, as set out in this document and the accompanying technical analysis, lays out the costs and benefits of developing large-scale agricultural insurance that involves both the public and private spheres.The analysis considers potential structuresfor large-scale agricultural insurance in Kenya, the fiscal cost to the governmentof Kenya, and the economic benefits forfarmers and pastoralists.In order for it to partner with the privatesector to prepare and implement a large scale agricultural insurance program, the government should consider taking thefollowing next steps.The government of Kenya may build on there commendations by the Program Steering Committee to take the lead in formulating anational policy on agriculture insurance, incooperation with county administrations and private insurance companies. ... See More +

Working Paper 105758 OCT 01, 2015

Clarke,Daniel Jonathan; Maher,Barry Patrick; Lung,Felix Maximilian Otto; Coll-Black,Sarah; Carpenter,Richard John; Chantarat,Sommarat; Sinah,James Muli; Stoppa,Andrea; Stutley,Charles; Mude,Andrew; Mbaka,Michael; Mahul,Olivier; Wagh,Smita; Ayuko,Kenneth; Ngari,Vincent Disclosed

Kenya - Toward a national crop and livestock insurance program : summary of policy suggestions (English)

At the request of the government of Kenya and under its guidance, a team of national and international experts conducted an appraisal of different agricultural insurance options for Kenya.This appraisal, as set out in this document and the accompanying technical analysis, lays out the costs and benefits of developing large-scale agricultural insurance that involves both the public and private spheres.The analysis considers potential structuresfor large-scale agricultural insurance in Kenya, the fiscal cost to the governmentof Kenya, and the economic benefits forfarmers and pastoralists.In order for it to partner with the privatesector to prepare and implement a large scale agricultural insurance program, the government should consider taking thefollowing next steps.The government of Kenya may build on there commendations by the Program Steering Committee to take the lead in formulating anational policy on agriculture insurance, incooperation with county administrations and private insurance companies. ... See More +

Working Paper 105758 OCT 01, 2015

Clarke,Daniel Jonathan; Maher,Barry Patrick; Lung,Felix Maximilian Otto; Coll-Black,Sarah; Carpenter,Richard John; Chantarat,Sommarat; Sinah,James Muli; Stoppa,Andrea; Stutley,Charles; Mude,Andrew; Mbaka,Michael; Mahul,Olivier; Wagh,Smita; Ayuko,Kenneth; Ngari,Vincent Disclosed

EU regular economic report two : sustaining recovery, improving living standards (English)

The European Union (EU) Regular Economic Report (RER), is a semiannual publication of the World Bank Group and covers economic developments, prospects, and economic policies in the European Union. ... See More +

Working Paper 102089 SEP 01, 2015

Disclosed

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Assessing socioeconomic resilience to floods in 90 countries (English)
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MAY 09, 2016 WPS7663 Policy Research Working Paper
Pandemic emergency financing facility : global pandemic response through a financial intermediary fund (English)
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MAY 03, 2016 104838 Board Report
Disaster risk management and fiscal policy : narratives, tools, and evidence associated with assessing fiscal risk and building resilience (English)
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APR 12, 2016 WPS7635 Policy Research Working Paper
Higher losses and slower development in the absence of disaster risk management investments (English)
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APR 12, 2016 WPS7632 Policy Research Working Paper
Morocco - Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Program-for-Results Project (English)
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MAR 29, 2016 104208 Project Appraisal Document French
Morocco - Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Program : technical assessment report (English)
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MAR 17, 2016 104980 Working Paper
Comparative analysis of approaches to geothermal resource risk mitigation : a global survey (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105172 ESMAP Paper
Kazakhstan - Southeast Europe and Central Asia Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 PAD1703 Project Appraisal Document
Drought and retribution : evidence from a large-scale rainfall-indexed insurance program in Mexico (English)
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FEB 16, 2016 WPS7565 Policy Research Working Paper
Contingent liabilities risk management : a credit risk analysis framework for sovereign guarantees and on-lending—country experiences from Colombia, Indonesia, Sweden, and Turkey (English)
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JAN 22, 2016 WPS7538 Policy Research Working Paper
Contingent liabilities risk management : a credit risk analysis framework for sovereign guarantees and on-lending - country experiences from Colombia, Indonesia, Sweden, and Turkey (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102884 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Agricultural sector risk assessment : methodological guidance for practitioners (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 100320 Working Paper
Internal audit vice presidency annual report 2015 (English)
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DEC 23, 2015 102341 Board Report
Mali – Financial sector assessment program : development module – insurance sector : technical note (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 105296 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) French
Morocco - Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Project (English)
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OCT 22, 2015 PID0036645 Program Information Document
Mozambique - Agricultural sector risk assessment (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100123 Brief
Niger - Agricultural sector risk assessment (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100122 Brief
Kenya - Toward a national crop and livestock insurance program : summary of policy suggestions (Vol. 2) : Kenya - Toward a national crop and livestock insurance program : background report (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 105758 Working Paper
Kenya - Toward a national crop and livestock insurance program : summary of policy suggestions (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 105758 Working Paper
EU regular economic report two : sustaining recovery, improving living standards (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 102089 Working Paper