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Bangladesh - Urban Resilience Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 95270 MAR 24, 2015

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

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 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

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

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

Strengthening financial resilience in the Pacific (English)

The Pacific Island region is highly vulnerable to natural disasters and climate-related hazards, costing some countries up to an average of 6.6 percent gross domestic product (GDP) every year. ... See More +

Brief 94991 JAN 01, 2015

Rahman, Shaela

Building financial resilience against natural hazards in Panama (English)

Panama is highly vulnerable to natural hazards, such as floods, landslides, earthquakes, windstorms, wildfires, and storm surges, which threaten the country's infrastructure and economic assets. ... See More +

Brief 94990 JAN 01, 2015

Rahman, Shaela

Panama - Strategic framework for the financial management of disaster risk (English)

Disasters associated with the impact of natural hazards have had adverse social and fiscal effects on Panama over time, and the Government of Panama (GoP) is therefore committed to strengthening the financial management of disaster risks. ... See More +

Working Paper 94987 JAN 01, 2015

Bangladesh - Urban Resilience Project : social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Urban Resilience Project for Bangladesh is to strengthen the capacity of Government of Bangladesh (GoB) agencies to efficiently and effectively respond to emergency events in Dhaka and Sylhet; and to improve the safety of new building construction in Dhaka. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP765 DEC 01, 2014

Bangladesh - Multipurpose Disaster Shelter Project (English)

The objective of the Multipurpose Disaster Shelter Project (MDSP) for Bangladesh is to reduce the vulnerability of the coastal population in selected coastal districts of Bangladesh to natural disasters. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD807 NOV 19, 2014

What's measured can be managed : high-risk settlements in Colombia (English)

This issue focuses on communities in Colombia at high-risk to natural disasters. Policymakers continue long-term efforts to understand the scope of the problem and target measures to reduce the vulnerability of people living at risk to flooding and landslides. ... See More +

Brief 93097 NOV 01, 2014

The Pacific disaster risk financing and insurance program (English)

Pacific Island countries (PICs) face critical challenges for financial resilience to disasters. The Pacific disaster risk financing and insurance program (DRFIP) is a joint initiative of the World Bank Group, the Secretariat of the Pacific community (SPC and SOPAC), and their partners, with grant funding from the Government of Japan. ... See More +

Working Paper 94992 NOV 01, 2014

Mahul, Olivier; Cook, Samantha

Philippines - Support to Post-Yolanda (Haiyan) Reconstruction and Recovery Planning : Summary of knowledge briefs (English)

This report summarizes the just-in-time advice provided by the World Bank to the government of the Philippines (GoP) immediately after Typhoon Haiyan. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS11434 OCT 01, 2014

Serbia - Floods Emergency Recovery Project (English)

The Floods Emergency Recovery Project of Serbia has an objective to: (i) help restore power system capability to reliably meet domestic demand; (ii) protect livelihoods of farmers in flood affected areas; (iii) protect people and assets from floods; and (iv) improve the Borrowers capacity to respond effectively to disasters. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1129 SEP 22, 2014

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Bangladesh - Urban Resilience Project : chair summary (English)
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MAR 24, 2015 95270 Board Summary
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
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 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
Tonga : country note (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94986 Working Paper
Community Resilience to Climate and Disaster Risk in Solomon Islands Project (CRISP) (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93515 Brief
Strengthening financial resilience in the Pacific (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94991 Brief
Building financial resilience against natural hazards in Panama (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94990 Brief
Panama - Strategic framework for the financial management of disaster risk (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94987 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Urban Resilience Project : social management framework (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 IPP765 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Bangladesh - Multipurpose Disaster Shelter Project (English)
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NOV 19, 2014 PAD807 Project Appraisal Document
What's measured can be managed : high-risk settlements in Colombia (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93097 Brief
The Pacific disaster risk financing and insurance program (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 94992 Working Paper
Philippines - Support to Post-Yolanda (Haiyan) Reconstruction and Recovery Planning : Summary of knowledge briefs (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 ACS11434 Working Paper
Serbia - Floods Emergency Recovery Project (English)
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SEP 22, 2014 PAD1129 Project Appraisal Document