Skip to main content
Support for Improving Disaster Risk Managt for Climate-Resilient Development
The objective of this KCP is to provide support to the Government of Suriname to strengthen national and local capacity for integrated disaster risk management in the context of climate-resilient development. Specific objectives: (a) improve knowledge and understanding of climate-related disaster risk; (b) improve preparedness for flood events in the populated upper bank of the main rivers; and (c) facilitate a greater incorporation of hazard prevention and mitigation in development decision making.

Project Detail

Country

Suriname

Project Number

SU-T1054

Approval Date

November 24, 2010

Project Status

Closed

Project Type

Technical Cooperation

Sector

ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL DISASTERS

Subsector

INTEGRATED DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT

Lending Instrument

-

Lending Instrument Code

-

Modality

-

Facility Type

-

Environmental Classification

Likely to cause minimal or no negative environmental and associated social impacts

Total Cost

USD 400,000.00

Country Counterpart Financing

USD 100,000.00

Original Amount Approved

USD 300,000.00

Financial Information
Operation Number Lending Type Reporting Currency Reporting Date Signed Date Fund Financial Instrument
ATN/KP-12512-SU Sovereign Guaranteed USD - United States Dollar Korea Poverty Reduction Fund Nonreimbursable
Operation Number ATN/KP-12512-SU
  • Lending Type: Sovereign Guaranteed
  • Reporting Currency: USD - United States Dollar
  • Reporting Date:
  • Signed Date:
  • Fund: Korea Poverty Reduction Fund
  • Financial Instrument: Nonreimbursable

Can’t find a document? Request information

Preparation Phase
https://www.iadb.org/document.cfm?id=EZSHARE-2044418742-100
SURINAME_ Support for Improving Disaster Risk Management for Climate-Resilient Development [35476242].PDF
Published Dec. 31, 1999
Download
Implementation Phase
https://www.iadb.org/document.cfm?id=EZSHARE-2056220512-8041
Contract - Support for Improving Integrated Disaster Risk Management for Climate – Resilient Development.pdf
Published Apr. 17, 2020
Download

Have an Environmental or Social issue related to IDB projects? File a Complaint

Publications
Published 2024
Taxation when Markets are not Competitive: Evidence from a Loan Tax
We study the interaction of market structure and tax-and-subsidy strategies utilizing pass-through estimates from the unexpected introduction of a loan tax in Ecuador, a quantitative model, and a comprehensive commercial-loan dataset. Our model generalizes bank competition theories, including Bertrand-Nash competition, credit rationing, and joint-maximization. While we find the loan tax is distortionary, neglecting the possibility of non-competitive lending inflates estimated tax deadweight loss by 80% because non-competitive banks internalize some of the burden. Conversely, subsidies are less effective in non-competitive settings. If competition were stronger, tax revenue would be 10% lower. The findings suggest that policymakers should consider market structure in tax-and-subsidy strategies.
Publications
Published 2024
The Promises of Digital Bank Accounts for Low-income Individuals
The push for adopting digital modes of payment rests on three promises: increased efficiency of transactions, increased financial inclusion, and improvements in the financial well-being of low-income individuals. We experimentally test the extent to which these promises are fulfilled. We exploit the random assignment into an intervention to encourage direct deposits of recurrent government benefits into digital bank accounts in Colombia. Switching from cash to direct deposits reduces disbursement errors and increases access to benefits among eligible beneficiaries. It also increases the ownership of bank accounts, the demand for formal loans, and loan take-up among individuals without a financial history. However, we do not find evidence of improvements in financial well-being across any of our metrics.
Blogs
Published 2023
Superhéroes del Desarrollo 2023: aprendizajes que impactan vidas
5 minutos de lectura. Tras varios años de virtualidad, el viernes 27 de octubre volvió a suceder de manera presencial el evento de premiación del trabajo de los equipos ejecutores, es decir, de aquellas contrapartes que en el terreno hacen realidad los proyectos de desarrollo apoyados por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID). Es así
Blogs
Published 2023
Semana de Conocimiento 2023 ¡No te la pierdas!
5 minutos de lectura. Del 23 al 27 de octubre, el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) convoca a la Semana de Conocimiento 2023, un evento que reunirá a expertos de renombre mundial para explorar el papel fundamental del conocimiento en la generación de riqueza y su poder transformador en el desarrollo económico y social. Esta
Courses
Published 2024
Norma de desempeño ambiental y social 4. Riesgo de desastre
El curso sobre la Norma de Desempeño Ambiental y Social 4 (NDAS 4) sobre riesgo de desastres. Este breve programa de formación te acercará al conocimiento esencial de la NDAS 4, en lo que se refiere a la gestión de los riesgos causados por las amenazas naturales y el cambio climático, que pueden impactar sensiblemente a proyectos de desarrollo.  A través de videos, tablas, infográficos y cuestionarios, usted podrá reconocer la ruta crítica para identificar, reducir y gestionar los riesgos de desastres ocasionados por amenazas naturales y el cambio climático, para salvaguardar los proyectos de desarrollo durante su ejecución y operación.
Publications
Published 2023
President's Report 2023
IDB Report of the President 2023.
Publications
Published 2024
Financial Development, Growth, and Inequality: The Role of Institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean
This publication explores the relationships between institutions, financial development, and income inequality. It assesses the extent of reforms that can promote financial development and argues that institutional improvements capable of increasing financial development can simultaneously mitigate income inequality. This work, focusing on the Latin American and Caribbean region, uses a broad set of measures of financial development, financial institutions, and capital markets. It employs a comprehensive set of inequality indicators and income definitions, as well an econometric model of the financial possibility frontier, to demonstrate that institutions contributing to financial development also help reduce income inequality.
Publications
Published 2024
Latin America and the Caribbean Standardized Public Debt Database: Data as of June 2023
This database compiles current standardized statistics on sovereign debt issuances for the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region and contains biannual data starting in 2006 through June 2023. Sovereign debt data is classified by legislation, creditor, currency, and maturity, among other areas, for 26 LAC countries. The availability of valid, comparable, and standardized public debt data is essential for the implementation of sound policies. As such, at the core of the LAC Debt Group initiative is the development of a standardized sovereign debt database to help debt managers, policymakers, and other actors of financial markets analyze the evolution and composition of public debt in the region and conduct cross-country comparisons. LAC public debt offices provided the data in response to a questionnaire specifically designed to allow comparability. The questionnaire, whose response is non-compulsory, is intended to compile current standardized statistics for objective and homogeneous definitions of public debt.
Courses
Published 2024
Diseña tu futuro profesional
Este micro curso está basado en los contenidos desarrollados en la Feria de Carrera de la Semana del Conocimiento AcademiaBID organizada por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID). Este curso tiene por objetivo ofrecerle las herramientas necesarias para mejorar su perfil profesional y aumentar sus posibilidades de conseguir un empleo. A través de los diferentes módulos, se abordan temas relevantes como el networking, la creación de contenido en redes sociales, la elaboración de un CV efectivo y las diferentes estrategias para afrontar entrevistas de trabajo. ¡Destáquese en el mercado laboral y sea más competitivo en su búsqueda de empleo! #blocks01 .cu-bl.col-xs-12.col-sm-5.col-sm-3 {display: none;}
Publications
Published 2022
A roadmap to the mobility and logistics trends that are reshaping Latin America and the Caribbean
Today, governments are acutely aware that merely building new infrastructure is not the solution, and they are seeking the IDB Groups assistance in designing smarter transportation services that will meet their peoples expectations. This document describes the five broad shifts that are driving the IDB Groups transportation portfolio: (i) the social dimension of transportation services; (ii) new institutional and regulatory arrangements; (iii) logistics performance; (iv) secure resources for maintaining transport infrastructure, and (v) the digital transformation.
Powered by FindIT
Jump back to top