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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

Iraq - Emergency Operation for Development Project : environmental assessment : عملية الطوارئ مشروع تطوير ل- العراق: التقييم البيئي (Arabic,English)

The development objective of Emergency Operation for Development Project (EODP) for Iraq is to support the country in the reconstruction of damaged infrastructure and the restoration of public services delivery in Targeted Municipal Areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2247 JUN 02, 2016

Jabbour,Jocelyne 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

Ecuador - Risk Mitigation and Emergency Recovery Project : environmental assessment : Ecuador - Proyecto de recuperación de emergencia y mitigación del riesgo : evaluación ambiental (Spanish,English)

Environmental Assessment SFG1792 APR 21, 2016

Callender,Nicholas James 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

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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 : indigenous peoples plan : Ecuador - Mitigación de riesgos y recuperación de emergencia proyecto: plan de pueblos indígenas (Spanish,English)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1824 FEB 10, 2016

Callender,Nicholas James Disclosed

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

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

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

Resilient recovery in Samoa after Cyclone Evan (English)

In the Pacific Island nation of Samoa, tropical storms often cause devastating damage to homes, infrastructure, and communities. Following the powerful Tropical Cyclone Evan that swept across the island in July 2012, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) and the World Bank, with funding from the African Caribbean Pacific–European Union Natural Disaster Risk Reduction Program (ACP-EU NDRR), worked with the government of Samoa to assess damages, launch a comprehensive disaster recovery and reconstruction plan to make the transport and agriculture sectors more resilient, and strengthen the country’s financial capacity to manage future shocks from natural disasters. ... See More +

Brief 103267 JAN 01, 2016

Rahman,Shaela Disclosed

Building disaster resilience in the Philippines (English)

The Philippines is one of the most vulnerable nations in the world to natural hazards. Based on the government-led Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) following the devastating 2009 typhoons, the World Bank, in close collaboration with the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), extended analytical support to formulate a disaster risk financing strategy to reduce the fiscal burden arising from the recurring costs of disasters. ... See More +

Brief 103266 JAN 01, 2016

Rahman,Shaela Disclosed

Reducing risk and supporting recovery in Nepal (English)

Nepal is highly vulnerable to natural hazards, including earthquakes. In April and May 2015, two high magnitude earthquakes rocked the Kathmandu Valley, claiming nearly 8,800 lives. ... See More +

Brief 103264 JAN 01, 2016

Rahman,Shaela Disclosed

Building resilient communities across Indonesia (English)

Indonesia is among the top thirty five countries with high mortality risks due to several natural hazards. Forty percent of the population is at risk, representing more than ninety million lives. ... See More +

Brief 103263 JAN 01, 2016

Rahman,Shaela Disclosed

Safeguarding against disasters in Ethiopia (English)

Ethiopia suffers from a long history of drought due to increasing dependency on rain-fed agriculture and years of extremely poor rainfall. The aftermath of drought weighs heavily on Ethiopians. ... See More +

Brief 103262 JAN 01, 2016

Rahman,Shaela Disclosed

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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
Iraq - Emergency Operation for Development Project : environmental assessment : عملية الطوارئ مشروع تطوير ل- العراق: التقييم البيئي (Arabic,English)
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JUN 02, 2016 SFG2247 Environmental Assessment
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
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
Ecuador - Risk Mitigation and Emergency Recovery Project : environmental assessment : Ecuador - Proyecto de recuperación de emergencia y mitigación del riesgo : evaluación ambiental (Spanish,English)
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APR 21, 2016 SFG1792 Environmental Assessment
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
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 : indigenous peoples plan : Ecuador - Mitigación de riesgos y recuperación de emergencia proyecto: plan de pueblos indígenas (Spanish,English)
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FEB 10, 2016 SFG1824 Indigenous Peoples Plan
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
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
Supporting resilient recovery in Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103269 Brief
Resilient recovery in Samoa after Cyclone Evan (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103267 Brief
Building disaster resilience in the Philippines (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103266 Brief
Reducing risk and supporting recovery in Nepal (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103264 Brief
Building resilient communities across Indonesia (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103263 Brief
Safeguarding against disasters in Ethiopia (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103262 Brief