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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

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

The Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan with a Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option of Seychelles has an objective of the proposed operation is to strengthen the Government of Seychelles’ Disaster Risk Management policy and reform agenda and enhance its capacity to efficiently respond to disasters. ... See More +

Program Document 88264 AUG 29, 2014

Vietnam - Managing Natural Hazards Project : procurement plan : Ke hoach dau thau (English,Vietnamese)

Procurement Plan 90412 AUG 01, 2014

Decision-making and investment strategies for managing flood risk in Guyana (English)

This issue focuses on ways to tackle persistent flooding and economic vulnerabilities in the agricultural sector for Guyana. In January 2005 extreme and prolonged rainfall caused widespread flooding in Guyana with flood levels elevated well above safe operating levels, putting the East Demerara Water Conservancy reservoir and dam at risk of overtopping and catastrophic breaching. ... See More +

Brief 89824 JUL 31, 2014

China - Jiangxi Wuxikou Integrated Flood Management Project : procurement plan (English,Chinese)

Procurement Plan 91644 JUL 25, 2014

Mongolia - Improving Disaster Risk Management Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social safeguards guidelines (English)

The objectives of Improving Disaster Risk Management Project for Mongolia are to identify and explain potential key environmental and social safeguards issues associated with the project and approaches to address the issues. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4602 JUL 01, 2014

Mongolia - Improving Disaster Risk Management Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89196 JUL 01, 2014

Mongolia - Improving Disaster Risk Management Project : environmental and social safeguards guidelines (English)

The development objectives of the Improving Disaster Risk Management Project for Mongolia are to improve the disaster preparedness of Ulaanbaatar (UB) and to reduce the impact of dzud on rural livelihoods. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1673 JUL 01, 2014

Learning from Megadisasters : lessons from the great east Japan earthquake (English)

On March 11, 2011, an earthquake of magnitude 9.0 occurred in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Japan's Tohoku region. The Great East Japan Earthquake was the first disaster ever recorded that included an earthquake, a tsunami, a nuclear power plant accident, a power supply failure, and a large-scale disruption of supply chains. ... See More +

Publication 89069 JUN 24, 2014

Ranghieri, Federica [editor]; Mikio Ishiwatari [editor]

Colombia - First Phase of Adaptable Program Loan for the National Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (English)

Ratings for the First Phase of Adaptable Program Loan for National Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project for Colombia were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR1946 JUN 09, 2014

Third flood risk management and urban resilience workshop (English)

This report summarizes the presentations and discussions that took place as part of the Third Flood Risk Management and Urban Resilience workshop in Manila, the Philippines, in June 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 90643 JUN 05, 2014

Stanton-Geddes, Zuzana; Wataya, Eiko; Ignacio, Demilour

Vietnam - Natural Disaster Risk Management Project (English)

Ratings for the Natural Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Project for Vietnam were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3183 JUN 02, 2014

Building flexible and scalable social protection programs that can respond to disasters (English)

The adverse impacts of natural disasters and climate change constitute a major risk to the poor and near-poor. Poor men and women face disproportionately higher risks from these events because of their limited ability to cope with shocks. ... See More +

Brief 91778 JUN 01, 2014

Ovadiya, Mirey

Targeting households vulnerable to disasters and climate change (English)

Disaster and climate related events exacerbate chronic and transitory poverty because poor and near-poor people have fewer coping and recovery mechanisms. ... See More +

Brief 91777 JUN 01, 2014

Costella, Cecilia; Ovadiya, Mirey

Monitoring and evaluating social protection programs' efforts to respond to natural disaster and climate change-related shocks (English)

Early integration of disaster risk management/climate change adaptation criteria into social protection programs’ monitoring and evaluation plans, systems, and budgets allows for more effective capture of necessary information, including proxy indicators to measure the reduction of risk exposure. ... See More +

Brief 91807 JUN 01, 2014

Nigeria - Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project (English)

The Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project development of Nigeria has an objective to improve the capacity of Oyo State to effectively manage flood risk in the city of Ibadan. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD678 MAY 23, 2014

India - Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 87959 MAY 07, 2014

Bolivia - Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Credit (DPC) Project (English)

Project Information Document 88696 MAY 06, 2014

Economic resilience: definition and measurement : Economic resilience: definition and measurement (English)

The welfare impact of a disaster does not only depend on the physical characteristics of the event or its direct impacts in terms of lost lives and assets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6852 MAY 01, 2014

Hallegatte, Stephane

From mountains to valleys : an alternative approach to emergency evacuation strategies in Haiti (English)

This issue focuses on emergency evacaution strategies for the people of Haiti. The country ranks as one of the countries with the highest exposure to multiple natural hazards in the world, with 96 percent of Haitians currently living at risk. ... See More +

Brief 88660 MAY 01, 2014

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Serbia - Floods Emergency Recovery Project (English)
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SEP 22, 2014 PAD1129 Project Appraisal Document
Seychelles - Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan with a Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option (English)
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AUG 29, 2014 88264 Program Document
Vietnam - Managing Natural Hazards Project : procurement plan : Ke hoach dau thau (English,Vietnamese)
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AUG 01, 2014 90412 Procurement Plan
Decision-making and investment strategies for managing flood risk in Guyana (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 89824 Brief
China - Jiangxi Wuxikou Integrated Flood Management Project : procurement plan (English,Chinese)
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JUL 25, 2014 91644 Procurement Plan
Mongolia - Improving Disaster Risk Management Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social safeguards guidelines (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 E4602 Environmental Assessment
Mongolia - Improving Disaster Risk Management Project (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89196 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Mongolia - Improving Disaster Risk Management Project : environmental and social safeguards guidelines (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 RP1673 Resettlement Plan
Learning from Megadisasters : lessons from the great east Japan earthquake (English)
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JUN 24, 2014 89069 Publication
Colombia - First Phase of Adaptable Program Loan for the National Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (English)
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JUN 09, 2014 ICR1946 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Third flood risk management and urban resilience workshop (English)
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JUN 05, 2014 90643 Working Paper
Vietnam - Natural Disaster Risk Management Project (English)
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JUN 02, 2014 ICR3183 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Building flexible and scalable social protection programs that can respond to disasters (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 91778 Brief
Targeting households vulnerable to disasters and climate change (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 91777 Brief
Monitoring and evaluating social protection programs' efforts to respond to natural disaster and climate change-related shocks (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 91807 Brief
Nigeria - Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project (English)
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MAY 23, 2014 PAD678 Project Appraisal Document
India - Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 07, 2014 87959 Procurement Plan
Bolivia - Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Credit (DPC) Project (English)
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MAY 06, 2014 88696 Project Information Document
Economic resilience: definition and measurement : Economic resilience: definition and measurement (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6852 Policy Research Working Paper
From mountains to valleys : an alternative approach to emergency evacuation strategies in Haiti (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88660 Brief