Climate change, disaster risk, and the urban poor: cities building resilience for a changing world
WB Quick Note #128, "Impact of Weather Shocks on MENA Households", by Quentin Wodon and Andrea Liverani
Weather and climate resilience : effective preparedness through national meteorological and hydrological services
WB Quick Note #102, “Improving the Reliability of Weather and Climate Services in Yemen”
Turn Down the Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impacts, and the Case for Resilience
Tools for Building Urban Resilience: Integrating Risk Information into Investment Decisions
WB (2012), MENA Development Report, Adaptation to a Changing Climate in the Arab Countries.
Cities and Flooding. A guide to Integrated Urban Flood Risk Management for the 21st Century. A Summary for policy makers
WB Quick Note #105, “Natural Disasters in MENA: A Regional Overview”
MENA Decision Makers Discuss Challenges Facing Their Cities (Rabat, March 2013)
AFD Plan d'Actions 2013-2015
Rencontre Valmer: Introductory Speech AFD
A Participatory Approach: Citizens as Key Players in Urban Development
Dec 11, 2014 / Blog entry
CFAD Training Course on "Local Democracy and Citizen Participation in Municipal Action"
By Agnes Wiedemann*
Tunisian municipalities play a key role in the process of democratic transition of the country. The new constitution (adapted in January 2014) emphasizes that "local authorities shall adopt the mechanisms of participatory democracy and...
Jordan: Strong Community Commitment … and a School Principal with Veterinarian Skills
Sep 08, 2014 / Blog entry
By Hannah Linnemann*
The blog reports our findings and discoveries from field site visits to schools in Jordan that were conducted from March 17 – March 21 as part of the World Bank Group's regional engagement on governance in social service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa Region. The team consisted of Jumana Alaref (MNSSP), Hannah ...
Three Questions to Inger Andersen, Vice President of the World Bank, Middle East and North Africa Region
Sep 09, 2013 / Library
On April 4-5 2013, Ms Inger Andersen, Vice President of the World Bank, Middle East and North Africa region went to the CMI in Marseille to participate at several events including the launch of the World Bank Gender Report: “Open Doors: Gender Equality in the Middle East and North Africa” and the CMI Rencontre Valmer dedicated to urban issues in...