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Peru - Comprehensive strategy for financial protection against naturaldisasters (Spanish)

Los desastres asociados al impacto de eventos naturales presentan un gran reto para la estabilidad económica y la sostenibilidad fiscal del Perú. ... See More +

Working Paper 107353 AUG 01, 2016

Disclosed

Turkey - Seismic Risk Mitigation Project (English)

Ratings for the Seismic Risk Mitigation Project for Turkey were as follows: outcomes were highly satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low or negligible, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was highly satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3698 JUN 25, 2016

Disclosed

Solving commitment problems in disaster risk finance (English)

Those at risk from natural disasters are typically under-protected, possibly because they expect benefactors such as governments and donors to come to their aid. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7720 JUN 21, 2016

Clarke,Daniel Jonathan; Wren-Lewis,Liam Disclosed

Insuring growth : the impact of disaster funds on economic reconstruction in Mexico (English)

Climate change has considerably increased the likelihood of experiencing extreme weather events. Governments in developing countries have a limited capacity to smooth the losses created by extreme weather, and could potentially benefit from the introduction of disaster funds, that is, ex-ante budgeting allocations for post-disaster reconstruction. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7714 JUN 21, 2016

De Janvry,Alain F.; del Valle,Alejandro; Sadoulet,Elisabeth Marie L. Disclosed

Fiscal disaster risk assessment and risk financing options (English)

Working Paper 106715 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Weathering storms : understanding the impact of natural disasters on the poor in Central America (English)

In the past decades, natural disasters have caused substantial human and economic losses in Central America, with strong adverse impacts on gross domestic product per capita, income, and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7692 JUN 01, 2016

Ishizawa Escudero,Oscar Anil; Miranda Montero,Juan Jose Disclosed

Ecuador - Risk Mitigation and Emergency Recovery Project (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 106444 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Argentina - Flood Risk Management Support Project for the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires : Argentina - Proyecto de Apoyo a la Gestión del Riesgo de Inundaciones en la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires (Spanish)

The development objective of the Flood Risk Management Support Project for the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires for Argentina is to strengthen the autonomous city of Buenos Aires (CABA) to efficiently manage flood risk and improve the drainage systems in the Cildanez basin, Maldonado basin, and Vega basin. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD830 JUN 01, 2016

English Disclosed

Pakistan - Sindh Resilience Project (English)

The development objective for the Sindh Resilience Project for Pakistan is to mitigate flood and drought risks in selected areas and to strengthen Sindh's capacity to manage natural disasters. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1684 MAY 30, 2016

Disclosed

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

Disaster risk finance as a tool for development : a summary of findings from the Disaster Risk Finance Impact Analytics Project (English)

Since 2013 The World Bank Group has partnered with the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery and the U.K. Department for International Development to address some of these gaps in evidence and methodologies. ... See More +

Working Paper 105305 MAY 01, 2016

Clarke,Daniel Jonathan; Gallucio,Darcy; Mahul,Olivier Disclosed

Statement by Mr. Masatsugu Asakawa at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Masatsugu Asakawa, Vice Minister of Finance, International Affairs at the ninety-third meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. ... See More +

Board Report 104904 APR 16, 2016

Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Dato Seri Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanadzlah at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Dato’ Seri Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanadzlah, Second Minister of Finance at the ninety-third meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. ... See More +

Board Report 104886 APR 16, 2016

Disclosed

Statement by Rt. Hon. Helen Clark at the ninety-third meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. (English)

This is a statement by Rt. Hon. Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Program and Chair of the United Nations Development Group at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. ... See More +

Board Report 104881 APR 16, 2016

Disclosed

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

Closing the gap : building resilience to natural disasters and man-made shocks through social safety nets (English)

Social safety nets and the broader social protection are widely recognized as one of the instruments to build resilience of the poor and those in vulnerable situations, and ultimately to reduce poverty. ... See More +

Brief 104868 APR 01, 2016

Disclosed

Disaster risk finance country note : Serbia (English)

This disaster risk financing country note for Serbia provides an overview of the way its government currently finances the costs imposed by natural disasters. ... See More +

Working Paper 105096 APR 01, 2016

Signer,Benedikt Lukas; Bogaerts,Vica Rosario; Bijelic,Marija Disclosed

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Lushan Earthquake Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Project - P153548 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA62356 MAR 22, 2016

MadhuRaghunath

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Peru - Comprehensive strategy for financial protection against naturaldisasters (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2016 107353 Working Paper
Turkey - Seismic Risk Mitigation Project (English)
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JUN 25, 2016 ICR3698 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Solving commitment problems in disaster risk finance (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7720 Policy Research Working Paper
Insuring growth : the impact of disaster funds on economic reconstruction in Mexico (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7714 Policy Research Working Paper
Fiscal disaster risk assessment and risk financing options (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106715 Working Paper
Weathering storms : understanding the impact of natural disasters on the poor in Central America (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 WPS7692 Policy Research Working Paper
Ecuador - Risk Mitigation and Emergency Recovery Project (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106444 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Argentina - Flood Risk Management Support Project for the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires : Argentina - Proyecto de Apoyo a la Gestión del Riesgo de Inundaciones en la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2016 PAD830 Project Appraisal Document English
Pakistan - Sindh Resilience Project (English)
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MAY 30, 2016 PAD1684 Project Appraisal Document
Assessing socioeconomic resilience to floods in 90 countries (English)
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MAY 09, 2016 WPS7663 Policy Research Working Paper
Republic of Cote d'Ivoire - Cote d'Ivoire post disaster need assessment (PDNA) : Ateliers de formation sur l’evaluation des besoins post-catastrophes et le cadre de relèvement aux catastrophes : rapport de fin de formation (French)
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MAY 05, 2016 AUS16252 Working Paper
Disaster risk finance as a tool for development : a summary of findings from the Disaster Risk Finance Impact Analytics Project (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105305 Working Paper
Statement by Mr. Masatsugu Asakawa at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104904 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Dato Seri Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanadzlah at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104886 Board Report
Statement by Rt. Hon. Helen Clark at the ninety-third meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104881 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
Closing the gap : building resilience to natural disasters and man-made shocks through social safety nets (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104868 Brief
Disaster risk finance country note : Serbia (English)
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APR 01, 2016 105096 Working Paper
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Lushan Earthquake Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Project - P153548 (English)
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MAR 22, 2016 PIDA62356 Project Information Document