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Shelter from the Storm? Household-Level Impacts of, and Responses to, the 2015 Floods in Malawi

In January 2015, severe flooding in Malawi affected over a million families, displacing 230,000 and killing over 100 people. A team of researchers from the World Bank and LEAD Analytics, Inc., in collaboration with the National Statistical Office (NSO), subsequently leveraged the existing longitudinal household survey infrastructure in Malawi to study the micro-level impacts of exposure to flooding on agricultural and food consumption outcomes.Read More

Events

Workshop

Measuring Violent Conflict in Household Surveys - SSA

The Fragility, Conflict, and Violence Cross Cutting Solutions Area (FCV CCSA) and the Development Data Group Survey Unit (DECSU) held the third of three planned workshops on “Measuring Violent Conflict in Household Surveys” in Perugia, Italy on 26-30 November 2018. These workshops are funded by the... Read more
Workshop

Measuring Violent Conflict in Micro-Level Surveys - MENA

The Fragility, Conflict, and Violence Cross Cutting Solutions Area (FCV CCSA) and the Development Data Group Survey Unit (DECSU) held the second of three planned workshops on “Measuring Violent Conflict in Household Surveys” in Perugia, Italy on 10-14 September 2018.These workshops are funded by... Read more
Course

Survey Sampling for Project Managers

The objective of this module is to provide staff with a clear understanding of basics of sampling methodology for household surveys. The module will cover the basics sampling theory and key components of sample designs and their application. Upon completing the course, the participants should be... Read more

Team

Gero Carletto

Lead Economist and LSMS Manager

Dean Mitchell Jolliffe

Lead Economist

Alberto Zezza

Senior Economist

Gbemisola Oseni

Senior Economist

Talip Kilic

Senior Economist

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U.S. Office

The World Bank's Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS)
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20433
Email: lsms@worldbank.org

Italy Office

Center for Development Data (C4D2)
Via Labicana 110
Rome 00184, Italy
Email: c4d2@worldbank.org

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