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Vietnam - Emergency Natural Disaster Reconstruction Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minorities planning framework (English)

The development objective of the Emergency Natural Disaster Reconstruction Project for Vietnam is to reconstruct and rehabilitate infrastructure assets in disaster-affectedproject provinces (85 percent) and strengthen the capacity of the Government to effectivelyrespond to future disaster events (15 percent). ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3438 AUG 01, 2017

Nguyen,Hanh Thi Ngoc Disclosed

The Philippines : disaster risk management development policy loan with a catastrophe deferred drawdown option (English)

Ratings for the Disaster Risk Management and Development Policy Loan project were as follows: outcome was satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 114746 JUN 27, 2017

Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic - South East Asia Disaster Risk Management Project : resettlement plan : ກອບນະໂຍບາຍ ຍົກຍ້າຍຈັດສັນ (Laotian)

The development objective of South East Asia Disaster Risk Management Project for Lao People's Democratic Republic is to help reduce the risk of flooding and enhance disaster risk financing capacity within the Southeast Asia region. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2428 MAR 01, 2017

Stanton-Geddes,Zuzana English Disclosed

Tuvalu - Third Development Policy Operation Project (English)

Program Information Document 108885 SEP 16, 2016

Disclosed

Managing catastrophe risk in Guatemala (English)

Guatemala, one of the largest economies in Central America, made significant progress in achieving macroeconomic and democratic stability after a 36-year civil war. ... See More +

Brief 81168 AUG 25, 2016

Navarro-Martin,Miguel Disclosed

Managing catastrophe risk in Costa Rica (English)

Costa Rica is a small, middle-income country with substantial exposure to natural disasters, including earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, landslides, and volcanic eruptions. ... See More +

Brief 81173 AUG 25, 2016

Navarro-Martin,Miguel Disclosed

Helping small island states cope in the aftermath of natural disasters (English)

Every year on average, natural disasters cause damages worth an estimated US$284 million in the Pacific Island Countries (PICs). Over any 50 year period, there is a 50 percent chance that the region will suffer losses in excess of US$1.3 billion, or 8 percent of the regional GDP. ... See More +

Brief 93910 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Insuring against natural disaster risk in Mexico (English)

Mexico is vulnerable to a number of natural hazards, including hurricanes, large earthquakes, floods, and volcanic eruptions. In 1985, two earthquakes of magnitudes 8.0 and 7.5, respectively, killed more than 10,000 people and destroyed 100,000 housing units in the country. ... See More +

Brief 81172 AUG 25, 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

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

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

Fiscal disaster risk assessment and risk financing options (English)

Working Paper 106715 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Ecuador - Risk Mitigation and Emergency Recovery Project (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 106444 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

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

Building Indonesia's resilience to disaster : experiences from mainstreaming disaster risk reduction in Indonesia program (English)

As a country highly vulnerable to disasters, Indonesia has made a remarkable achievement in bringing disaster risk management to the forefront of its development agenda. ... See More +

Working Paper 106245 MAY 01, 2016

Gunawan,Iwan; Sopaheluwakan,Jan; Sagala,Saut Aritua Hasiholan; Zawani,Hoferdy; Amin,Suryani; Mangunsong,Ruby Tumiar Juliana 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

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Vietnam - Emergency Natural Disaster Reconstruction Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minorities planning framework (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 SFG3438 Indigenous Peoples Plan
The Philippines : disaster risk management development policy loan with a catastrophe deferred drawdown option (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 114746 Project Performance Assessment Report
Lao People's Democratic Republic - South East Asia Disaster Risk Management Project : resettlement plan : ກອບນະໂຍບາຍ ຍົກຍ້າຍຈັດສັນ (Laotian)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG2428 Resettlement Plan English
Tuvalu - Third Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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SEP 16, 2016 108885 Program Information Document
Managing catastrophe risk in Guatemala (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81168 Brief
Managing catastrophe risk in Costa Rica (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81173 Brief
Helping small island states cope in the aftermath of natural disasters (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 93910 Brief
Insuring against natural disaster risk in Mexico (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81172 Brief
Turkey - Seismic Risk Mitigation Project (English)
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JUN 25, 2016 ICR3698 Implementation Completion and Results Report
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
Solving commitment problems in disaster risk finance (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7720 Policy Research Working Paper
Fiscal disaster risk assessment and risk financing options (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106715 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
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
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
Building Indonesia's resilience to disaster : experiences from mainstreaming disaster risk reduction in Indonesia program (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106245 Working Paper
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