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Climate and Disaster Risk Screening : Making Energy Projects More Resilient (English)

The power sector remains especially vulnerable to natural disasters and extreme weather events exacerbated by climate change. Planning ahead and investing in resilience to mitigate climate and disaster risks in the power sector can help minimize infrastructure damage and yield savings during recovery from a natural disaster. Conducting an in-depth climate and disaster risk screening (CDRS) during the planning and preparation stages of energy infrastructure projects is a crucial first step to building resilience. Data sharing, knowledge exchange, and awareness building on CDRS can substantially improve the screening process, while also helping to bring resilience to the forefront of energy investment discussions.

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  • Author

    Gessesse,Eskedar Bahru

  • Document Date

    2021/05/25

  • Document Type

    Brief

  • Report Number

    159355

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    World,

  • Region

    The World Region,

  • Disclosure Date

    2021/05/25

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Climate and Disaster Risk Screening : Making Energy Projects More Resilient

  • Keywords

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Citation

Gessesse,Eskedar Bahru

Climate and Disaster Risk Screening : Making Energy Projects More Resilient (English). Live wire knowledge note series,no. 2021/117 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/144711621959068117/Climate-and-Disaster-Risk-Screening-Making-Energy-Projects-More-Resilient