The implementation of SDGs can be in jeopardy if disaster risk finance is not considered.

Alfonso Garcia Mora |

The agriculture and food security sector are still largely behind in using the latest technology for managing risks and shocks.

Diego Arias, Martin Gurria, Cristina Stefan |

Women at a reconstruction site in Nepal. © Keiko Sakoda/World Bank The World Bank has been steadily increasing its disaster risk management support over the past decade, growing its annual…

Keiko Sakoda, Bandita Sijapati, Melody Benavidez |

Call for submissions for upcoming international art exhibition. © GFDRR Art is the queen of all sciences, communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world. -Leonardo da Vinci The Great…

Jocelyn Michele West, Simone Balog-Way, Emma Phillips |

Community meeting discussing the reconstruction of a village hit by a volcanic eruption, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. © Nugroho Nurdikiawan Sunjoyo/World Bank [[tweetable]]Over the past two weeks, the…

Ceyla Pazarbasioglu |

The IMF/World Bank Group Annual Meetings is an event you won't want to miss. Join us for a week of seminars, regional briefings, press conferences, and many other events focused on the global…

Bassam Sebti |

Girls School in Sanaa. © UNICEF Yemen [[tweetable]]Creating sustainable peace and development solutions for countries affected by conflict, crisis and violence is a global responsibility for the…

Franck Bousquet, Oscar Fernández-Taranco |

Aerial view of the landscape around Halimun Salak National Park, West Java, Indonesia. © Kate Evans/CIFOR This blog post was originally published on Project Syndicate. Today, only 30% of the world…

Mahmoud Mohieldin, Anna Wellenstein |

© Riyaad Minty/Creative Commons [[tweetable]]Benjamin Franklin famously said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” [[/tweetable]] This was his message to Philadelphians on how to…

Kristalina Georgieva |

© World Bank [[tweetable]]Putting in place the funding, systems, and plans before a disaster strikes can help dull the impact of disasters by enabling earlier, faster and more effective response…

Nicola Ranger, Benedikt Lukas Signer |