Feb 2017
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Jaimes, Ivonne; Sanahuja, Haris; Torres, Ana María; Visconti, Ernesto; Novillo, Nathalia
El presente informe presenta los principales avances y retos pendientes del país a nivel de su gobernabilidad para la gestión del riesgo de desastres, medida a través del Índice de Gobernabilidad y…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Simpson, Murray; Mercer Clarke, Colleen S.L.; Clarke, John D.; Scott, Daniel; Clarke, Alexander J.
Bank investments in tourism and other coastal development projects have been on the rise, generating an interest in the development of instruments and tools that would more effectively inform Bank…
Apr 2011
Author(s): Iqbal, Fareeha Y.; Suding, Paul Hugo
This paper explores options to minimize threats posed to IDB-financed physical investments by the impacts of climate change. A large proportion of projects are implemented in climate-sensitive…
Oct 2006
Author(s): Yépes, Hugo
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Desastres Naturales del Diálogo Regional de Política para la Reunión Subregional de los países andinos celebrada el día 25 de octubre de 2006 en…
Jul 2006
Author(s): Sun Mountain International (SMIC)
The study details social, environmental, and resilience vulnerabilities, as well as financial activities that could have a strong, macroeconomic impact on Ecuador. It also considers potential social…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Sun Mountain International (SMIC); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Desastres Naturales del Diálogo Regional de Política para la 6ta Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 24 y 25 de abril de 2006. Los objetivos del este…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Sun Mountain International (SMIC)
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Desastres Naturales del Diálogo Regional de Política para la VI Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 24 y 25 de abril de 2006. La presentación aborda…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Vos, Rob; Velasco, Margarita; de Labastida, Edgar
This study proposes methodologies to identify different types of risks associated with natural disasters and to establish degrees of vulnerability to such risks by geographical areas and population…
Jul 2005
Author(s): Cardona, Omar D.
This report describes the application in 12 countries of a system of four indicators that measure the potential impact of natural hazards, the key element of those countries' vulnerability, and…
Apr 2003
Author(s): Solberg, Scott; Hale, David; Benavides, Juan
This study identifies the major structural problems and constraints that impair the performance of disaster management in the road network of Ecuador. The paper identifies two categories of problems…