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Learning from Megadisasters : lessons from the great east Japan earthquake (English)

On March 11, 2011, an earthquake of magnitude 9.0 occurred in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Japan's Tohoku region. The Great East Japan Earthquake was the first disaster ever recorded that included an earthquake, a tsunami, a nuclear power plant accident, a power supply failure, and a large-scale disruption of supply chains. ... See More +

Publication 89069 JUN 24, 2014

Ranghieri, Federica [editor]; Mikio Ishiwatari [editor]

Vietnam - Natural Disaster Risk Management Project (English)

Ratings for the Natural Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Project for Vietnam were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3183 JUN 02, 2014

India - Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 87959 MAY 07, 2014

Bolivia - Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Credit (DPC) Project (English)

Project Information Document 88696 MAY 06, 2014

From mountains to valleys : an alternative approach to emergency evacuation strategies in Haiti (English)

This issue focuses on emergency evacaution strategies for the people of Haiti. The country ranks as one of the countries with the highest exposure to multiple natural hazards in the world, with 96 percent of Haitians currently living at risk. ... See More +

Brief 88660 MAY 01, 2014

Ghana - Disaster Risk Management Country Plan Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 87075 APR 15, 2014

Pacific Islands - Economic Assessment of Disasters in the Pacific Project (English)

Project Information Document 88004 APR 10, 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

Seychelles - Development Policy Loan with Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option Project (English)

Program Information Document 87978 FEB 10, 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

Tewari, Deepali; Zanon, Andrea; Burtonboy, Catherine; Hamad, Osama; Linares-Rivas, Alejandra; Safaie, Sahar; Banerjee, Aditi; Bhavnani, Rakhi

Insurance against climate change : financial disaster risk management and insurance options for climate change adaptation in Bulgaria (Bulgarian)

Bulgaria is exposed to nearly all types of climate extremes, including floods, droughts, and others, as well as earthquakes. The combination of insurance products, early warning systems, information campaigns, infrastructure adaptation measures, and strict regulations can be very useful in tackling the negative climate change impacts. ... See More +

Working Paper 89101 JAN 01, 2014

Shah, Jitendra; Milova, Eolina; Murisic, Maja; Kpundeh, Sydnella; Murthi, Mamta; Repnik, Markus; Ahmed, Kulsum

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

Project Information Document 85588 DEC 18, 2013

Rapid Damage, Loss and Needs Assessment of Winter Storm Alexa : A report by the Palestinian Authority (English)

Winter storm Alexa, which hit the West Bank and Gaza from December 11 to 14, 2013, was one of the strongest storms to arrive in five decades. Coordination during the emergency highlighted the inadequacy of the region's disaster preparedness plans - neither the West Bank nor Gaza had a disaster risk management (DRM) framework or policies in place. ... See More +

Working Paper 88971 DEC 01, 2013

Erekat, Dana; Nofal, Alaa; Zanon, Andrea

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

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Learning from Megadisasters : lessons from the great east Japan earthquake (English)
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JUN 24, 2014 89069 Publication
Vietnam - Natural Disaster Risk Management Project (English)
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JUN 02, 2014 ICR3183 Implementation Completion and Results Report
India - Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 07, 2014 87959 Procurement Plan
Bolivia - Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Credit (DPC) Project (English)
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MAY 06, 2014 88696 Project Information Document
From mountains to valleys : an alternative approach to emergency evacuation strategies in Haiti (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88660 Brief
Ghana - Disaster Risk Management Country Plan Project (English)
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APR 15, 2014 87075 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Pacific Islands - Economic Assessment of Disasters in the Pacific Project (English)
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APR 10, 2014 88004 Project Information Document
Integrated metropolitan planning : a case for DRM in the state of Rio de Janeiro (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 86519 Brief
Seychelles - Development Policy Loan with Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option Project (English)
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FEB 10, 2014 87978 Program Information Document
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
Insurance against climate change : financial disaster risk management and insurance options for climate change adaptation in Bulgaria (Bulgarian)
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JAN 01, 2014 89101 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
Rapid Damage, Loss and Needs Assessment of Winter Storm Alexa : A report by the Palestinian Authority (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 88971 Working Paper
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