Dec 2019
Author(s): Barandiarán, Melissa; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Zuloaga, Daniela
Taking disaster and climate change risks into consideration in the design and construction of projects is important to increase their resilience. The Bank has developed a methodology to facilitate…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Barandiarán, Melissa; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Zuloaga, Daniela
The effects of climate change and disasters triggered by natural hazards pose a significant threat to sustainable development in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. According to the Bank’s…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Barandiarán, Melissa; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Zuloaga, Daniela
El presente documento resume la Metodología de evaluación del riesgo de desastres y cambio climático desarrollada y sometida a pruebas piloto durante 2017 y 2018. Si bien la Metodología es el…
May 2015
Author(s): Hoagland-Grey, Hilary
The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has a long history of coping with natural hazards such as hurricanes, floods, and coastal storm surges. However, climate change is expected to exacerbate…
May 2015
Author(s): Hoagland-Grey, Hilary
The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has a long history of coping with natural hazards such as hurricanes, floods, and coastal storm surges. However, climate change is expected to exacerbate…
May 2015
Author(s): Hoagland-Grey, Hilary
The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has a long history of coping with natural hazards such as hurricanes, floods, and coastal storm surges. However, climate change is expected to exacerbate…
May 2015
Author(s): Hoagland-Grey, Hilary
The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has a long history of coping with natural hazards such as hurricanes, floods, and coastal storm surges. However, climate change is expected to exacerbate…
May 2015
Author(s): Hoagland-Grey, Hilary
The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has a long history of coping with natural hazards such as hurricanes, floods, and coastal storm surges. However, climate change is expected to exacerbate…
May 2015
Author(s): Hoagland-Grey, Hilary
The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has a long history of coping with natural hazards such as hurricanes, floods, and coastal storm surges. However, climate change is expected to exacerbate…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; Herron, Hope; Bohn, Bill; Roy, Sujoy; Evans, Warren
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Environmental Safeguards Unit (ESG) initiated this study to address the need to better understand how to assess and address climate change related risks in…
Apr 2007
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El Informe sobre Sostenibilidad de 2006 representa el compromiso continuo del Banco de informar sobre los progresos logrados en lo que se refiere a integrar la sostenibilidad y la rendición de…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
As our first effort to report on our commitments to promote sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean, this review provides a baseline of information for future reporting, which will…