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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

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

Ecuador - Risk Mitigation and Emergency Recovery Project : resettlement plan : Ecuador - Proyecto de Recuperación de Emergencia y Mitigación de Riesgos : marco de reasentamiento (Spanish,English)

Resettlement Plan SFG1807 FEB 01, 2016

Callender,Nicholas James Disclosed

Proceedings of the regional flood early warning system workshop (English)

This report provides a record of the Regional Flood Early Warning System Workshop, held from 23-27 November 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. The workshop was funded by the South Asia Water Initiative (SAWI), a multi-donor trust fund managed by the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 103879 JAN 13, 2016

Disclosed

City risk diagnostic for urban resilience in Indonesia (English)

In 2012, the World Bank initiated the building urban resilience in East Asia program, aimed at increasing the resilience of cities to disasters and the impact of climate change by using a risk-based approach to making public investment decisions. ... See More +

Working Paper 102982 JAN 12, 2016

Gunawan,Iwan; Sagala,Saut Aritua Hasiholan; Amin,Suryani; Zawani,Hoferdy; Mangunsong,Ruby Disclosed

World Bank's India disaster risk management program (English)

The World Bank’s India Disaster Risk Management Program is supporting three coastal resilience projects. These projects are the National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project (NCRMP), Phase I and II; and the Coastal Disaster Risk Reduction Project (CDRRP). ... See More +

Working Paper 102550 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

East Pakistan – Cyclone Protection and Coastal Area Rehabilitation Project (English)

The cyclone ravaged the area leaving behind destroyed houses, roads and bridges, huge holes in the streets and enormous erosion along the streams. ... See More +

Working Paper 104673 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Addressing climate risks in Sri Lanka (English)

Since 2000, flood and drought events have cumulatively affected more than 13 million people across Sri Lanka. Regular flooding, drought, and landslides are natural hazards that threaten the long-term growth and development of the country. ... See More +

Brief 103271 JAN 01, 2016

Rahman,Shaela Disclosed

Encouraging women’s contribution to resilient cities (English)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has been affected by 388 disasters in the past 35 years. The number of natural disaster in the region has nearly tripled since 1980. ... See More +

Brief 103270 JAN 01, 2016

Rahman,Shaela Disclosed

Supporting resilient recovery in Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam (English)

Located in the Pacific Ring of Fire and at the center of the Pacific cyclone belt, Vanuatu is exposed to one of the world’s highest levels of natural disaster risk. ... See More +

Brief 103269 JAN 01, 2016

Rahman,Shaela Disclosed

Shaping Ukraine’s recovery (English)

The ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine has resulted in instability and insecurity, heavily impacting the Ukrainian people with devastating social and economic consequences. ... See More +

Brief 103268 JAN 01, 2016

Rahman,Shaela 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
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
Ecuador - Risk Mitigation and Emergency Recovery Project : resettlement plan : Ecuador - Proyecto de Recuperación de Emergencia y Mitigación de Riesgos : marco de reasentamiento (Spanish,English)
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FEB 01, 2016 SFG1807 Resettlement Plan
Proceedings of the regional flood early warning system workshop (English)
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JAN 13, 2016 103879 Working Paper
City risk diagnostic for urban resilience in Indonesia (English)
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JAN 12, 2016 102982 Working Paper
World Bank's India disaster risk management program (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102550 Working Paper
East Pakistan – Cyclone Protection and Coastal Area Rehabilitation Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104673 Working Paper
Addressing climate risks in Sri Lanka (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103271 Brief
Encouraging women’s contribution to resilient cities (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103270 Brief
Supporting resilient recovery in Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103269 Brief
Shaping Ukraine’s recovery (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103268 Brief