NBS Guidance

Nature-based Solutions for Disaster Risk Management

About This Guide

World Bank Group and World Resources Institute. 2018. Nature-based Solutions for Disaster Risk Management. Washington, DC: World Bank and World Resources Institute.

Nature-based Solutions for Disaster Risk Management is a booklet to help staff at government agencies and development institutions (including finance institutions) to understand how nature-based solutions can enrich disaster risk management. The document highlights World Bank’s nature-based-solutions program and provides examples of nature-based solutions for coastal flooding and erosion, urban stormwater flooding, and river flooding hazards. It also provides implementation guidance in the context of disaster risk management, including review of emerging policies and financing approaches.