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The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone (English)

The 2014 outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa has taken a horrible human toll. Although the outbreak originated in rural Guinea, it has hit hardest in Liberia and Sierra Leone, in part because it has reached urban areas in these two countries, a factor that distinguishes this outbreak from previous episodes elsewhere. ... See More +

Working Paper 90748 SEP 17, 2014

Africa - Ebola Emergency Response Project (English)

The development objective of the Ebola Emergency Response Project for Africa is to contribute in the short term to the control of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak and the availability of selected essential health services, and mitigate the socioeconomic impact of EVD in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1134 SEP 10, 2014

Community-based conditional cash transfers in Tanzania : results from a randomized trial (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Community-based conditional cash transfers in Tanzania : results from a randomized trial conducted in 2010 to now in Tanzania. ... See More +

Brief 90352 SEP 02, 2014

Evans, David K.; Hausladen, Stephanie; Kosec, Katrina; Reese, Natasha

Rewarding provider performance to enable a healthy start to life : evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, Rewarding Provider Performance to Enable a Healthy Start to Life : Evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer, conducted between between 2004-2008 in Argentina. ... See More +

Brief 90355 SEP 02, 2014

Gertler, Paul; Giovagnoli, Paula; Martinez, Sebastian

Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : lessons from Ethiopia (English)

Ethiopia, like most developing countries, has opted to deliver services such as basic education, primary health care, agricultural extension advice, water, and rural roads through a highly decentralized system (Manor 1999; Treisman 2007). ... See More +

Publication 90430 SEP 02, 2014

The reduction of child mortality in the Middle East and North Africa : a success story (English)

Although child mortality rates have declined all across the developing world over the past 40 years, they have declined the most in the Middle East and North Africa region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7023 SEP 01, 2014

Iqbal, Farrukh; Kiendrebeogo, Youssouf

Inequality of opportunity among Egyptian children (English)

This paper analyzes the level and trends in inequality of opportunity among Egyptian children during the 2000s. The analysis uses severall tools, including comparison of the distributions of early risks and outcomes across circumstance groups; estimation of the human opportunity index; measurement of the relative contributions of circumstances to inequality of opportunity; and decomposition of changes in inequality of opportunity and factors driving them over time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7026 SEP 01, 2014

Ersado, Lire; Aran, Meltem

Cambodia - Second Health Sector Support Program Project : second additional financing (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 90440 AUG 28, 2014

Bangladesh - Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 2) : Environmental management framework (English)

The development objectives of the Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project for Bangladesh are to: (i) increase the number of children enrolled and completing primary education; (ii) reduce social and regional disparities; and (iii) improve the measurement of student learning and quality of the teaching and learning environment. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4639 AUG 25, 2014

Nigeria - Erosion and Watershed Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6 of 6) : Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) for Edim Otop Gully erosion site in Calabar Municipality, Cross River State. (English)

The objective of the Erosion and Watershed Management Project for Nigeria is to restore degraded lands and reduce longer-term erosion vulnerability in targeted areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E2924 AUG 21, 2014

Nigeria - Erosion and Watershed Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5 of 6) : Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) for Second Nyangasang Gully erosion site in Calabar, Cross River State (English)

The objective of the Erosion and Watershed Management Project for Nigeria is to restore degraded lands and reduce longer-term erosion vulnerability in targeted areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E2924 AUG 21, 2014

Philippines - Support for Strategic Local Development and Investment Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 4) : Integrated environmental and social safeguards framework (English)

This environmental safeguards framework provides overall procedures and arrangements for determining adverse impacts likely to be caused by sub-projects of the Philippines Support for Strategic Local Development and Investment Project, which improves urban management and services in the participating cities. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1355 AUG 15, 2014

Land Bank of the Philippines

Advancing women's sexual and reproductive health (English)

Gender equality cannot be achieved until women have control over their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) decisions, including those that determine their risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and for unintended, inadequately spaced, and early pregnancies. ... See More +

Brief 89997 AUG 07, 2014

Parsons, Jennifer; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer

Sierra Leone - Second Phase of the Reproductive and Child Health Project : restructuring (English)

The restructuring of the Reproductive and Child Health Project - Phase 2 (P110535) is needed to address the emergency situation in Sierra Leone (SL). ... See More +

Project Paper RES15875 AUG 04, 2014

Pakistan - Enhanced Nutrition for Mothers and Children Project (English)

The development objective of the Enhanced Nutrition for Mothers and Children Project for Pakistan is to increase the coverage of interventions, in the project areas, that are known to improve the nutritional status of children less than two years of age, of pregnant, and of lactating women. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 73329 AUG 04, 2014

India - Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project for India is to assist Tamil Nadu improve the effectiveness of its health system through: (i) increasing access to and utilization of maternal and neo-natal care services, particularly by poor, disadvantaged, and tribal groups; (ii) effective scaling-up of non-communicable disease interventions throughout Tamil Nadu; (iii) improving health outcomes, access, and quality of service delivery through strengthened oversight of the public sector health systems and greater engagement of the non-government sector; and (iv) increasing effectiveness of service delivery in public sector hospitals at district and sub-district levels. ... See More +

Project Paper 89788 AUG 02, 2014

Myanmar - Essential Health Services Access Project : environmental management plan (English)

The development objective of the Essential Health Services Access Project for Myanmar is to increase coverage of essential health services of adequate quality, with a focus on maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4626 AUG 01, 2014

Solomon Islands - Second Rural Development Program Project : environmental assessment (English)

The objective of the Second Rural Development Program Project for Solomon Islands is to improve access to basic services in rural areas and the production and productivity of farmers. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4623 AUG 01, 2014

Myanmar - Essential Health Services Access Project : community engagement planning framework (English)

The development objective of the Essential Health Services Access Project for Myanmar is to increase coverage of essential health services of adequate quality, with a focus on maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH). ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP742 AUG 01, 2014

Rampur Hydro Power Project - land acquisition, resettlement and community development practices (English)

SJVN Limited (SJVNL), a mini ratna1 public sector undertaking of the Government of India (GoI), is implementing the World Bank funded 412 MW run-of-the-river hydro power project at Rampur in Himachal Pradesh, immediately downstream of and in cascade operation with the 1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydroelectric Project (NJHP). ... See More +

Working Paper 90134 AUG 01, 2014

Mittal, Rohit ; Reddy, I.U.B ; Mensan Gaba, Kwawu

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The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone (English)
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SEP 17, 2014 90748 Working Paper
Africa - Ebola Emergency Response Project (English)
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SEP 10, 2014 PAD1134 Project Appraisal Document
Community-based conditional cash transfers in Tanzania : results from a randomized trial (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90352 Brief
Rewarding provider performance to enable a healthy start to life : evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90355 Brief
Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : lessons from Ethiopia (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90430 Publication
The reduction of child mortality in the Middle East and North Africa : a success story (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7023 Policy Research Working Paper
Inequality of opportunity among Egyptian children (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7026 Policy Research Working Paper
Cambodia - Second Health Sector Support Program Project : second additional financing (English)
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AUG 28, 2014 90440 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Bangladesh - Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 2) : Environmental management framework (English)
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AUG 25, 2014 E4639 Environmental Assessment
Nigeria - Erosion and Watershed Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6 of 6) : Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) for Edim Otop Gully erosion site in Calabar Municipality, Cross River State. (English)
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AUG 21, 2014 E2924 Environmental Assessment
Nigeria - Erosion and Watershed Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5 of 6) : Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) for Second Nyangasang Gully erosion site in Calabar, Cross River State (English)
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AUG 21, 2014 E2924 Environmental Assessment
Philippines - Support for Strategic Local Development and Investment Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 4) : Integrated environmental and social safeguards framework (English)
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AUG 15, 2014 E1355 Environmental Assessment
Advancing women's sexual and reproductive health (English)
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AUG 07, 2014 89997 Brief
Sierra Leone - Second Phase of the Reproductive and Child Health Project : restructuring (English)
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AUG 04, 2014 RES15875 Project Paper
Pakistan - Enhanced Nutrition for Mothers and Children Project (English)
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AUG 04, 2014 73329 Project Appraisal Document
India - Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project : restructuring (English)
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AUG 02, 2014 89788 Project Paper
Myanmar - Essential Health Services Access Project : environmental management plan (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 E4626 Environmental Assessment
Solomon Islands - Second Rural Development Program Project : environmental assessment (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 E4623 Environmental Assessment
Myanmar - Essential Health Services Access Project : community engagement planning framework (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 IPP742 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Rampur Hydro Power Project - land acquisition, resettlement and community development practices (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90134 Working Paper