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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

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.

Public expenditure following disasters (English)

This paper focuses on the impact of disasters on public expenditures, and how this impact might be valued. The impact may involve changes in the composition of spending, concurrently and over time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7355 JUL 02, 2015

Bevan,David L.; Cook,Samantha Jane

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

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)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 97507 JUN 16, 2015

Disaster risk management in the transport sector : a review of concepts and international case studies (English)

A significant body of research exists on the role of low carbon and sustainable transport in mitigating climate change, however, there has been relatively little information to date on what measures can be implemented to mitigate the physical impacts of natural hazards on transport infrastructure and minimize the severity of the consequences when a disaster does occur. ... See More +

Working Paper 98202 JUN 01, 2015

El Nakat,Ziad Salim

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

Program Information Document 97910 MAY 27, 2015

Samoa - Pacific Resilience Program Project (English)

The development objective of the Pacific Resilience Program Project for Samoa is to strengthen early warning, resilient investments, and financial protection of Samoa. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1095 MAY 26, 2015

Pakistan - Disaster and Climate Resilience Improvement Project (English)

The Disaster and Climate Resilience Improvement Project for Pakistan aims to support restoration of flood protection infrastructure and strengthen government capacity to manage disasters and climate variability. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1297 MAY 20, 2015

Building climate and disaster resilience in communities along Dili-Ainaro and linked road corridors project : synthesis report (English)

Timor-Leste is vulnerable to natural hazards including floods, strong winds, landslides, earthquakes, and tsunamis. These hazards are common causing significant damages to the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 97119 MAY 01, 2015

Ballal,Sonali

Indonesia - Third National Program for Community Empowerment in Rural Areas : Disaster Management Support Project (English)

Ratings for the Third National Program for Community Empowerment in Rural Areas : Disaster Management Support Project for Indonesia were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Grantee performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3443 MAY 01, 2015

Pakistan - Disaster and Climate Resilience Improvement Program (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 96168 APR 27, 2015

Pakistan - Disaster and Climate Resilience Improvement Program (English)

Project Information Document PIDA23446 APR 22, 2015

Philippines - Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan with a Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option (CAT-DDO) (English)

The Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan with a Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option (CAT-DDO) for the Philippines received a satisfactory outcome rating with moderate risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3102 APR 19, 2015

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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
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
Public expenditure following disasters (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 WPS7355 Policy Research Working Paper
Poland - Odra-Vistula Flood Management Project (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 PAD1203 Project Appraisal Document
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 16, 2015 97507 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Disaster risk management in the transport sector : a review of concepts and international case studies (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 98202 Working Paper
Philippines - Second Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan with a CAT-DDO Project (English)
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MAY 27, 2015 97910 Program Information Document
Samoa - Pacific Resilience Program Project (English)
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MAY 26, 2015 PAD1095 Project Appraisal Document
Pakistan - Disaster and Climate Resilience Improvement Project (English)
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MAY 20, 2015 PAD1297 Project Appraisal Document
Building climate and disaster resilience in communities along Dili-Ainaro and linked road corridors project : synthesis report (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 97119 Working Paper
Indonesia - Third National Program for Community Empowerment in Rural Areas : Disaster Management Support Project (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 ICR3443 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Pakistan - Disaster and Climate Resilience Improvement Program (English)
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APR 27, 2015 96168 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Pakistan - Disaster and Climate Resilience Improvement Program (English)
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APR 22, 2015 PIDA23446 Project Information Document
Philippines - Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan with a Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option (CAT-DDO) (English)
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APR 19, 2015 ICR3102 Implementation Completion and Results Report