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Ghana - Disaster Risk Management Country Plan Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 87075 APR 15, 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

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

Project Information Document 84219 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

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

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

Project Information Document AB7387 OCT 10, 2013

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

Program Information Document 82277 OCT 08, 2013

World development report 2014 : risk and opportunity - managing risk for development (English)

In recent years, the world has suffered a multitude of crises. Financial and economic turmoil have disrupted the world economy through loss of income, jobs, and social stability. ... See More +

World Development Report 81699 OCT 01, 2013

Loayza, Norman; Otker-Robe, Inci

India - Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project (English)

Project Information Document 81329 SEP 24, 2013

Pacific Islands - Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative Project (English)

Project Information Document 81552 SEP 18, 2013

Disaster risk management : Pakistan strategy note 2012-2016 (English)

Pakistan is vulnerable to a number of adverse natural events including earthquakes, cyclones, tsunamis, floods, and droughts. These risks are further exacerbated due to growing urbanization and shifting climatic patterns, resulting in extreme and unpredictable weather events. ... See More +

Working Paper 81090 SEP 01, 2013

Forni, Marc S.; Khan, Haris; Shah, Shiraz Ali; Tehsin, Ahsan

Cost benefit studies on disaster risk reduction in developing countries (English)

The focus of development actors working in the area of disaster management has shifted substantially from disaster recovery to disaster risk reduction over the past decade, coinciding with the decade of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) 2005-2015. ... See More +

Brief 80584 AUG 01, 2013

KC, Shyam

Working together for identifying disaster risk in Pakistan (English)

While the entire country is vulnerable to natural hazards, there has yet to be a national level risk assessment of Pakistan which is considered as the first step to enable the government to prioritize investments for mitigating the risk these hazards pose to the human capital and infrastructure. ... See More +

Brief 82510 AUG 01, 2013

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Ghana - Disaster Risk Management Country Plan Project (English)
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APR 15, 2014 87075 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Integrated metropolitan planning : a case for DRM in the state of Rio de Janeiro (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 86519 Brief
Sri Lanka - Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option (DDO) Project (English)
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JAN 21, 2014 84219 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
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
Bangladesh - Second Additional Financing for the Emergency 2007 Cyclone Recovery and Restoration Project (English)
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OCT 10, 2013 AB7387 Project Information Document
Sri Lanka - Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option (DDO) Project (English)
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OCT 08, 2013 82277 Program Information Document
World development report 2014 : risk and opportunity - managing risk for development (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 81699 World Development Report
India - Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project (English)
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SEP 24, 2013 81329 Project Information Document
Pacific Islands - Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative Project (English)
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SEP 18, 2013 81552 Project Information Document
Disaster risk management : Pakistan strategy note 2012-2016 (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 81090 Working Paper
Cost benefit studies on disaster risk reduction in developing countries (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 80584 Brief
Working together for identifying disaster risk in Pakistan (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 82510 Brief
India - First Phase of the Bihar Rajya Pul Nirman Nigam Project : procurement plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Procurement plan for works (English)
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JUL 23, 2013 86524 Procurement Plan
India - First Phase of the Bihar Rajya Pul Nirman Nigam Project : procurement plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : Procurement plan for works and goods (English)
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JUL 23, 2013 86524 Procurement Plan