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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

Nepal - Earthquake housing reconstruction project (English)

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

Report 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

India - Jhelum and Tawi Flood Recovery Project : project infomration document - appraisal stage (English)

Project Information Document 95969 MAR 24, 2015

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 Panamas 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

Fiscal disaster risk assessment options for consideration : Pakistan (English)

Pakistan is vulnerable to a number of adverse natural events and has experienced a wide range of disasters over the past 40 years, including floods, earthquakes, droughts, cyclones, and tsunamis. ... See More +

Working Paper 94474 MAR 01, 2015

Forni, Marc; Khan, Haris; Mahul, Olivier; Fox, Ben; Gunasekera, Rashmin; White, Emily; Shah, Shiraz Ali; Tehsin, Ahsan

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

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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
Nepal - Earthquake housing reconstruction project (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 97507 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
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 Report
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
India - Jhelum and Tawi Flood Recovery Project : resettlement plan : resettlement policy framework : resettlement action plan (English)
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APR 18, 2015 RP1790 Resettlement Plan
India - Jhelum and Tawi Flood Recovery Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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APR 18, 2015 E4821 Environmental Assessment
India - Jhelum and Tawi Flood Recovery Project : project infomration document - appraisal stage (English)
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MAR 24, 2015 95969 Project Information Document
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
Fiscal disaster risk assessment options for consideration : Pakistan (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94474 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Urban Resilience Project (English)
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FEB 25, 2015 PAD1023 Project Appraisal Document