A dam is a barrier that stops or restricts the flow of water or underground streams. Reservoirs created by dams not only suppress floods but also provide water for activities such as irrigation, human consumption, industrial use, aquaculture, and navigability. Hydropower is often used in conjunction with dams to generate electricity. A dam can also be used to collect water or for storage of water which can be evenly distributed between locations. Dams generally serve the primary purpose of retaining water, while other structures such as floodgates or levees (also known as dikes) are used to manage or prevent water …



World Bank Group · 23 November 2023 English

network gau ges monitoring instruments f or large dams and sediment monitoring equipment IDA / 59490 Component

World Bank Group · 23 November 2023 English

Scheme 60 ICB No Prior 04 Rehabilitation of 6 No. Dams 40 ICB No Prior 05 Supply and Installation of Bathymetric Survey of Goronyo, Zobe and Bakolori Dams 0.20 NCB No Post 08 Procurement of Field and improvemen t works of Bakolori, Zobe and Goronyo dams in two lots IDA / 55060 Component 1: Water Resour Rehabilitation and Impro vement works for Bakolori an d Zobe dams IDA / 55060 Component 1: Water Resour ces Management Rehabilitation and Im provement Works for Bakolor i and Zobe Dams in Zamfara and Katsina States, Nigeria IDA / 55060

World Bank Group · 23 November 2023 English

Involuntary Resettlement OP/BP 4.12 X Safety of Dams OP/BP 4.37 X Projects on International Waterways

PIK: Potsdam-Institut fur Klimafolgenforschung · 22 November 2023

earlier occurrence, although with only moderate correlation to glacier thinning8. We anticipate that ice dams will continue to fail in the near future, even as glaciers thin and recede. Yet widespread deglaciation

World Bank Group · 22 November 2023 English

updating and preparation of ESIA for Dire and Legadadhi Dams Rehabilitation works IDA / 60070 Component 1: Sanitation g and preparation of ESIA for Dire and Legadadhi Dams Re habilitation works IDA / 60070 Component 1: Sanitation

Chatham House · 22 November 2023 English

Humanity faces a deepening ‘land crunch’ in the coming decades, as on current trends the demand for land for farming, climate change mitigation and other essential uses will increasingly exceed …

as roads, bridges, hospitals, schools, airports and dams. Sea-level rise and more intense storm-induced waves

Mo Ibrahim Foundation · 20 November 2023 English

While curtailing the emissions of those with the biggest carbon footprints makes obvious sense, and will have the greatest impact on the climate crisis, for Africa the focus must be …

dead in Libya after catastrophic flooding breaks dams and sweeps away homes’ Mo Ibrahim Foundation (2021)

Oxfam International · 20 November 2023 English

The crises of climate breakdown and extreme inequality dominate our age. Headlines are filled with billionaire hubris and burning heatwaves. Our planet risks being destroyed under a sea of flood …

nothing makes me smile. The water reservoirs and dams have dried and are worn out because of the lack

World Bank Group · 20 November 2023 English

Involuntary Resettlement OP/BP 4.12, (viii) Safety of Dams OP/BP 4.37, (ix) Projects on International Waterways

World Bank Group · 17 November 2023 English

conducted and no legacy issue was found. Safety of Dams (OP) (BP 4.37) No The project will not finance finance construction or rehabilitation of any dams as defined under this policy. This polices is not triggered

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