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Voter response to natural disaster aid : quasi-experimental evidence from drought relief payments in Mexico (English)

The paper estimates the effects on presidential election returns in Mexico of a government climatic contingency transfer that is allocated through rainfall-indexed insurance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6836 APR 01, 2014

Fuchs, Alan; Rodriguez-Chamussy, Lourdes

India - National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of Additional Financing for the National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project for India is to reduce the vulnerability of coastal communities in Andhra Pradesh and Orissa to cyclone and other hydro meteorological hazards. ... See More +

Project Paper 83464 MAR 25, 2014

Integrated metropolitan planning : a case for DRM in the state of Rio de Janeiro (English)

This issue focuses on ways to minimize impact on vulnerable populations living in the Rio de Janeiro's mountainous region, particularly in regards to extreme flooding and devastating landslides. ... See More +

Brief 86519 MAR 01, 2014

Gender and protection in emergencies trainings in the Solomon Islands : 2012 - 2013 trainings summary report (English)

This report summarizes the experience from a series of pilot trainings in the Solomon Islands, organized by the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) and four provinces with support from the World Bank in an effort to provide practical information for operational teams seeking to integrate gender issues into disaster risk management program. ... See More +

Working Paper 87033 MAR 01, 2014

Solomon Islands - Community Resilience to Climate and Disaster Risk Project (English)

The development objective of the Community Resilience to Climate and Disaster Risk Project for Solomon Islands (CRISP) is to increase the capacity of selected rural communities to manage natural hazards and climate change risks. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 83733 FEB 03, 2014

Sri Lanka - Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option (DDO) Project (English)

Project Information Document 84219 JAN 21, 2014

Sri Lanka - Improving Climate Resilience Project (English)

Project Information Document 84218 JAN 21, 2014

Rapid Damage and Loss Assessment (DaLA) : December 24-25, 2013 floods - a report by the Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (English)

On 24th and 25th December, 2013 a tropical trough system produced heavy rains in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG). The ensuing rapid and intense flash flooding resulted in severe damage and 9 confirmed deaths with 3 persons still missing. ... See More +

Working Paper 84329 JAN 16, 2014

Locke, Justin; Rodrigues, Marco; Pandey, Bishwa; Meier, Gerald; Charles, Keren

2011 Pakistan floods : preliminary damage and needs assessment (English)

Pakistan experienced severe flooding after torrential monsoon rains hit southern Sindh and the adjoining areas of Punjab and north-eastern Balochistan in August 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 84606 JAN 01, 2014

Natural disasters in the Middle East and North Africa : a regional overview (English)

Disasters are increasing worldwide, with more devastating effects than ever before. While the absolute number of disasters around the world has almost doubled since the 1980s, the average number of natural disasters in Middle East and North Africa (MNA) has almost tripled over the same period of time. ... See More +

Working Paper 81658 JAN 01, 2014

Bhavnani, Rakhi; Banerjee, Aditi; Burtonboy, Catherine; Hamad, Osama; Rivas, Alejandra Linares; Safaie, Sahar

India - Additional Financing for the Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project (English)

Project Information Document 85588 DEC 18, 2013

Bangladesh - Additional Financing for Emergency 2007 Cyclone Recovery and Restoration Project (English)

The objective of the Emergency 2007 Cyclone Recovery and Restoration Project for Bangladesh is to support the government's efforts to facilitate restoration and recovery from the damage to livelihoods and infrastructure caused by cyclone Sidr and to build long-term preparedness through strengthened disaster risk management. ... See More +

Project Paper 80847 NOV 27, 2013

Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)

This report presents the World Bank Group's experience in climate and disaster resilient development and contends that it is essential to eliminate extreme poverty and achieve shared prosperity by 2030. ... See More +

Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) 82648 NOV 18, 2013

Gitay, Habiba; Bettencourt, Sofia; Kull, Daniel; Reid, Robert; McCall, Kevin; Simpson, Alanna; Krausing, Jarl; Ebinger, Jane; Ghesquiere, Francis; Fay, Marianne

Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (English)

This report presents the World Bank Group's experience in climate and disaster resilient development and contends that it is essential to eliminate extreme poverty and achieve shared prosperity by 2030. ... See More +

Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) 82648 NOV 18, 2013

Gitay, Habiba; Bettencourt, Sofia; Kull, Daniel; Reid, Robert; McCall, Kevin; Simpson, Alanna; Krausing, Jarl; Ebinger, Jane; Ghesquiere, Francis; Fay, Marianne Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese

Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (French)

This report presents the World Bank Group's experience in climate and disaster resilient development and contends that it is essential to eliminate extreme poverty and achieve shared prosperity by 2030. ... See More +

Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) 82648 NOV 18, 2013

Gitay, Habiba; Bettencourt, Sofia; Kull, Daniel; Reid, Robert; McCall, Kevin; Simpson, Alanna; Krausing, Jarl; Ebinger, Jane; Ghesquiere, Francis; Fay, Marianne English, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese

Seismic risk assessment in Costa Rica : building capacity in the water and sanitation sector (English)

Costa Rica is one of the most earthquake-prone countries in the World due to the tectonic interaction of the Cocos and Caribbean plates. Earthquakes, and other natural hazards, place major stress on the country’s population, infrastructure and economy, and often result in the disruption of basic services. ... See More +

Brief 82614 NOV 01, 2013

Spanish

Seismic risk assessment in Costa Rica : building capacity in the water and sanitation sector : Evaluación del riesgo sísmico en Costa Rica : Fortalecimiento de capacidades en el sector de agua y saneamiento (Spanish)

Costa Rica is one of the most earthquake-prone countries in the World due to the tectonic interaction of the Cocos and Caribbean plates. Earthquakes, and other natural hazards, place major stress on the country’s population, infrastructure and economy, and often result in the disruption of basic services. ... See More +

Brief 82614 NOV 01, 2013

English

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Voter response to natural disaster aid : quasi-experimental evidence from drought relief payments in Mexico (English)
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APR 01, 2014 WPS6836 Policy Research Working Paper
India - National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project : additional financing (English)
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MAR 25, 2014 83464 Project Paper
Integrated metropolitan planning : a case for DRM in the state of Rio de Janeiro (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 86519 Brief
Gender and protection in emergencies trainings in the Solomon Islands : 2012 - 2013 trainings summary report (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 87033 Working Paper
Solomon Islands - Community Resilience to Climate and Disaster Risk Project (English)
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FEB 03, 2014 83733 Project Appraisal Document
Sri Lanka - Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option (DDO) Project (English)
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JAN 21, 2014 84219 Project Information Document
Sri Lanka - Improving Climate Resilience Project (English)
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JAN 21, 2014 84218 Project Information Document
Rapid Damage and Loss Assessment (DaLA) : December 24-25, 2013 floods - a report by the Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (English)
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JAN 16, 2014 84329 Working Paper
2011 Pakistan floods : preliminary damage and needs assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 84606 Working Paper
Natural disasters in the Middle East and North Africa : a regional overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 81658 Working Paper
India - Additional Financing for the Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project (English)
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DEC 18, 2013 85588 Project Information Document
India - Bihar Kosi Flood Recovery Project : procurement plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Procurement plan for goods and works (English)
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DEC 16, 2013 86523 Procurement Plan
Bangladesh - Additional Financing for Emergency 2007 Cyclone Recovery and Restoration Project (English)
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NOV 27, 2013 80847 Project Paper
Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)
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NOV 18, 2013 82648 Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC)
Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (English)
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NOV 18, 2013 82648 Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese
Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (French)
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NOV 18, 2013 82648 Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) English, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese
Vietnam - Managing Natural Hazards Project : procurement plan : Viet Nam - Quan ly Du An va Thien Tai (English,Vietnamese)
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NOV 11, 2013 83295 Procurement Plan
Seismic risk assessment in Costa Rica : building capacity in the water and sanitation sector (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 82614 Brief Spanish
Seismic risk assessment in Costa Rica : building capacity in the water and sanitation sector : Evaluación del riesgo sísmico en Costa Rica : Fortalecimiento de capacidades en el sector de agua y saneamiento (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2013 82614 Brief English
Vietnam - Managing Natural Hazards Project : procurement plan : Viet Nam - Quan ly du an va Thien Tai (English,Vietnamese)
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OCT 14, 2013 81978 Procurement Plan