World Bank Safeguard Policies

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The World Bank’s environmental and social safeguard policies are designed to prevent and mitigate undue harm to people and their environment in the development process.

They include policies in the areas of

  • Environmental assessment
  • Natural habitats
  • Forests
  • Pest management
  • Cultural property
  • Involuntary resettlement
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Safety of dams
  • Disputed areas and
  • International waterways.

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