Within a few weeks of the disaster, the tents, half a dozen of them, were lined up along a creek where houses with bamboo walls and nipa roofs had once stood. They were brand new… and empty. They...

Markus Kostner |

今日は暑くなるのか。今日は傘を持って行った方が良いのか。   私たちが日常、天気予報をチェックする際にはこの程度のことしか考えない。しかし、気象や天候に関する情報は、実際は傘や日焼け止めの必要性よりも遥かに重要な役割を担っている。気候変動がもたらす影響の管理、経済的損失の回避、そして極端な天候に見舞われた際の人命救助に役立つからだ。 

Lisa Finneran |

Is it hot outside? Should I bring an umbrella?   Most of us don’t think much beyond these questions when we check the weather report on a typical day. But weather information plays a much more...

Lisa Finneran |

In PDF: Korean | Khmer Every time I learn of another natural disaster – the people killed and injured, homes destroyed, livelihoods lost – I know we must act to reduce the tragic impact instead of...

Axel van Trotsenburg |

ใน PDF: Korean | Khmer ทุกครั้งที่ผมทราบข่าวว่ามีภัยพิบัติทางธรรมชาติเกิดขึ้น ผู้คนบาดเจ็บเสียชีวิต บ้านเรือนพังเสียหาย ชีวิตความเป็นอยู่ของผู้คนที่ประสบภัยต้องเปลี่ยนแปลงไป...

Axel van Trotsenburg |

In PDF: Korean | Khmer Setiap kali saya diberitahu terjadinya kembali sebuah bencana alam – tentang korban jiwa masyarakat, rumah-rumah yang hancur, matapencaharian yang hilang – saya teringat...

Axel van Trotsenburg |

The Government of Myanmar, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United Nations have released the first comprehensive report covering the impact of Cyclone Nargis on the...

Claudia Gabarain |

Two massive natural disasters in two East Asian countries – Myanmar and China – over the past five weeks have brought home just how quickly and dramatically life and livelihoods can be destroyed....

Jim Adams |

I had the chance today to attend a speech by ASEAN's (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Secretary General, Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, right after he had met with the Bank's President Bob...

Claudia Gabarain |

The U.N. announced it was suspending relief supplies to Myanmar on Friday after the Government seized the food and aid material that had been flown into the country. Find reports from the New York...

Claudia Gabarain |