From Canada to Kenya, nearly every country struggles to provide housing for all its residents. It’s a goal that has become a moving target: Migration – both rural-to-urban and cross-border – is...

Luis Triveno, Olivia Nielsen |

During the Ninth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the [[tweetable]]World Bank delegation met with Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director of the United Nations...

Sameh Wahba, Maimunah Mohd Sharif |

Hurricane Irma moves through the Caribbean in this satellite image from September 5th, 2017. Image credit: NOAA The last few weeks have been a stark reminder of how [[tweetable]]natural disasters...

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

Hurricane Matthew destroyed an estimated 90% of homes in Haiti's Grande Anse department. Stronger public knowledge infrastructure can help better facilitate post-disaster recovery. (Photo: EU...

Luis Triveno, Klaus Deininger |