With support from the Government of Japan and the Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction, the World Bank and its partners have trained more than 80 Afghan engineers and policymakers in…

Julian Palma, Ditte Fallesen |

Every year, Pakistan loses almost 27,000 hectares of natural forest area. Based on this, Pakistan is in a state of green emergency.

Rahat Jabeen |

Le fléau de la dénutrition est d’une ampleur considérable en Asie du Sud. Les taux de retard de croissance et d’insuffisance pondérale chez les enfants y sont parmi les plus élevés du monde.

Miki Terasawa |

Seismic station in Thimpu. Photo: Royal Government of Bhutan Bhutan is highly vulnerable to earthquakes, thanks to its location in the seismically active Himalayas. However, past seismic events…

Dechen Tshering, Peeyush Sekhsaria |

Disasters caused by natural hazards push the near poor to below the poverty line and contribute to more persistent and severe poverty, creating poverty traps. As they own very few assets, these…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Harjot Kaur |

.بيرنيما ديفي بارمان و "جيش هارغيلا " يتسلمان جائزة  في 2017 عن عملهما لحماية طائر أبو سعن الكبير من فصيلة اللقلق. الصورة: © بيرنيما ديفي بارمان كان أحد الموضوعات المشتركة لعملنا في…

Claudia Sobrevila, Leeanne Alonso |

Purnima Devi Barman received the Nari Shakti Puraskar 2017 award, the highest civilian award for women in India, for her work along with the “Hargila Army” to protect the greater adjutant stork…

Claudia Sobrevila, Leeanne Alonso |