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Insights in Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

September 2013 - present

 

These briefs highlight the successes, challenges, and lessons learned from our disaster risk management interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean. This multimedia publication seeks to educate readers on various aspects of disaster risk management, inspire development practitioners tackling similar issues, and demonstrate the impact of financing for a given project, program or initiative.

 

 

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The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (Espanhol)

In 1998, Hurricane Mitch swept across Central America causing unprece¬dented damage in its wake. In Nicaragua, over 3,000 people lost their lives and hundreds of thousands were left homeless due to related flooding and mudslides. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 99268 AUG 01, 2015

Espanhol, Inglês Disclosed

The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (Inglês)

In 1998, Hurricane Mitch swept across Central America causing unprece¬dented damage in its wake. In Nicaragua, over 3,000 people lost their lives and hundreds of thousands were left homeless due to related flooding and mudslides. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 99268 AUG 01, 2015

Inglês, Espanhol Disclosed

Disaster Risk Financing in Panama : protecting people, economy and international markets (Inglês)

In 2005, Panama became the first country to develop a National Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. This was a result of Panama's financial system and economic assets being increasingly at risk to natural hazards like extreme weather events and seismic activity. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 94762 MAR 01, 2015

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What's measured can be managed : high-risk settlements in Colombia (Espanhol)

This issue focuses on communities in Colombia at high-risk to natural disasters. Policymakers continue long-term efforts to understand the scope of the problem and target measures to reduce the vulnerability of people living at risk to flooding and landslides. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 93097 NOV 08, 2014

Espanhol, Inglês Disclosed

What's measured can be managed : high-risk settlements in Colombia (Inglês)

This issue focuses on communities in Colombia at high-risk to natural disasters. Policymakers continue long-term efforts to understand the scope of the problem and target measures to reduce the vulnerability of people living at risk to flooding and landslides. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 93097 NOV 01, 2014

Inglês, Espanhol Disclosed

The power of a multi-sectoral approach to climate and municipal risk in Bolivia : La importancia de un enfoque multisectorial sobre el riesgo climático a nivel municipal en Bolivia (Espanhol)

This issue focuses on how to determine the most effective solutions to reduce risk from four main hazards (flood, drought, frost, forest fires) in Bolivia. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 91634 SEP 01, 2014

Espanhol, Inglês Disclosed

The power of a multi-sectoral approach to climate and municipal risk in Bolivia (Inglês)

This issue focuses on how to determine the most effective solutions to reduce risk from four main hazards (flood, drought, frost, forest fires) in Bolivia. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 91634 SEP 01, 2014

Inglês, Espanhol Disclosed

Decision-making and investment strategies for managing flood risk in Guyana (Inglês)

This issue focuses on ways to tackle persistent flooding and economic vulnerabilities in the agricultural sector for Guyana. In January 2005 extreme and prolonged rainfall caused widespread flooding in Guyana with flood levels elevated well above safe operating levels, putting the East Demerara Water Conservancy reservoir and dam at risk of overtopping and catastrophic breaching. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 89824 JUL 31, 2014

Inglês, Espanhol Disclosed

Decision-making and investment strategies for managing flood risk in Guyana : Estrategias de toma de decisiones e inversion para la gestion del riesgo de inundaciones en Guyana (Espanhol)

This issue focuses on ways to tackle persistent flooding and economic vulnerabilities in the agricultural sector for Guyana. In January 2005 extreme and prolonged rainfall caused widespread flooding in Guyana with flood levels elevated well above safe operating levels, putting the East Demerara Water Conservancy reservoir and dam at risk of overtopping and catastrophic breaching. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 89824 JUL 01, 2014

Espanhol, Inglês Disclosed

From mountains to valleys : an alternative approach to emergency evacuation strategies in Haiti : Des montagnes aux vallees : une autre approche des strategies d'evacuation d'urgence en Haiti (Francês)

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. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 88660 MAY 01, 2014

Inglês Disclosed

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

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. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 88660 MAY 01, 2014

Francês, Inglês Disclosed

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

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. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 86519 MAR 01, 2014

Português, Inglês, Espanhol Disclosed

Integrated metropolitan planning : a case for DRM in the state of Rio de Janeiro : Planificacion para la adaptacion al cambio climatico (CC) : en ciudades pequenas y medianas (Espanhol)

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. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 86519 MAR 01, 2014

Português, Espanhol, Inglês Disclosed

Integrated metropolitan planning : a case for DRM in the state of Rio de Janeiro : Plamejamento metropolitano integrado : um caso de GRD no estado do Rio de Janeiro (Português)

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. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 86519 MAR 01, 2014

Inglês, Espanhol Disclosed

Climate change adaptation planning in small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) : Planificacion para la adaptacion al cambio climatico (CC) en ciudades pequenas y medianas (Espanhol)

This issue focuses on a regional study and technical assistance initiative to strengthen climate adaptation planning for small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 84441 JAN 03, 2014

Espanhol, Inglês Disclosed

Climate change adaptation planning in small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) (Inglês)

This issue focuses on a regional study and technical assistance initiative to strengthen climate adaptation planning for small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 84441 JAN 01, 2014

Inglês, Espanhol Disclosed

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

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. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 82614 NOV 01, 2013

Inglês, Espanhol Disclosed

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 (Espanhol)

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. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 82614 NOV 01, 2013

Espanhol, Inglês Disclosed

Open data for resilience in the Caribbean (Inglês)

Data is essential to inform decisions aimed at reducing disaster risk. In the Caribbean, considered one of the most vulnerable regions in the world, governments face two fundamental decisions when it comes to disaster risk reduction: where and how to build. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 82613 SEP 01, 2013

Inglês, Espanhol Disclosed

Open data for resilience in the Caribbean : Datos de libre acceso para la capacidad de adaptación en el Caribe (Espanhol)

Data is essential to inform decisions aimed at reducing disaster risk. In the Caribbean, considered one of the most vulnerable regions in the world, governments face two fundamental decisions when it comes to disaster risk reduction: where and how to build. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 82613 SEP 01, 2013

Espanhol, Inglês Disclosed

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The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (Espanhol)
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AUG 01, 2015 99268 Informativo Espanhol, Inglês
The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (Inglês)
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AUG 01, 2015 99268 Informativo Inglês, Espanhol
Disaster Risk Financing in Panama : protecting people, economy and international markets (Inglês)
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MAR 01, 2015 94762 Informativo
What's measured can be managed : high-risk settlements in Colombia (Espanhol)
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NOV 08, 2014 93097 Informativo Espanhol, Inglês
What's measured can be managed : high-risk settlements in Colombia (Inglês)
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NOV 01, 2014 93097 Informativo Inglês, Espanhol
The power of a multi-sectoral approach to climate and municipal risk in Bolivia : La importancia de un enfoque multisectorial sobre el riesgo climático a nivel municipal en Bolivia (Espanhol)
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SEP 01, 2014 91634 Informativo Espanhol, Inglês
The power of a multi-sectoral approach to climate and municipal risk in Bolivia (Inglês)
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SEP 01, 2014 91634 Informativo Inglês, Espanhol
Decision-making and investment strategies for managing flood risk in Guyana (Inglês)
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JUL 31, 2014 89824 Informativo Inglês, Espanhol
Decision-making and investment strategies for managing flood risk in Guyana : Estrategias de toma de decisiones e inversion para la gestion del riesgo de inundaciones en Guyana (Espanhol)
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JUL 01, 2014 89824 Informativo Espanhol, Inglês
From mountains to valleys : an alternative approach to emergency evacuation strategies in Haiti : Des montagnes aux vallees : une autre approche des strategies d'evacuation d'urgence en Haiti (Francês)
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MAY 01, 2014 88660 Informativo Inglês
From mountains to valleys : an alternative approach to emergency evacuation strategies in Haiti (Inglês)
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MAY 01, 2014 88660 Informativo Francês, Inglês
Integrated metropolitan planning : a case for DRM in the state of Rio de Janeiro (Inglês)
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MAR 01, 2014 86519 Informativo Português, Inglês, Espanhol
Integrated metropolitan planning : a case for DRM in the state of Rio de Janeiro : Planificacion para la adaptacion al cambio climatico (CC) : en ciudades pequenas y medianas (Espanhol)
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MAR 01, 2014 86519 Informativo Português, Espanhol, Inglês
Integrated metropolitan planning : a case for DRM in the state of Rio de Janeiro : Plamejamento metropolitano integrado : um caso de GRD no estado do Rio de Janeiro (Português)
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MAR 01, 2014 86519 Informativo Inglês, Espanhol
Climate change adaptation planning in small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) : Planificacion para la adaptacion al cambio climatico (CC) en ciudades pequenas y medianas (Espanhol)
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JAN 03, 2014 84441 Informativo Espanhol, Inglês
Climate change adaptation planning in small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) (Inglês)
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JAN 01, 2014 84441 Informativo Inglês, Espanhol
Seismic risk assessment in Costa Rica : building capacity in the water and sanitation sector (Inglês)
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NOV 01, 2013 82614 Informativo Inglês, Espanhol
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 (Espanhol)
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NOV 01, 2013 82614 Informativo Espanhol, Inglês
Open data for resilience in the Caribbean (Inglês)
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SEP 01, 2013 82613 Informativo Inglês, Espanhol
Open data for resilience in the Caribbean : Datos de libre acceso para la capacidad de adaptación en el Caribe (Espanhol)
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SEP 01, 2013 82613 Informativo Espanhol, Inglês