Haiti is one of the most deforested countries in the world, and hazards such as heavy rains devastate crops and livelihoods with a more challenging, longer road to recovery.

Jimena Llopis, Emilie Bernadette Perge |

En Haïti : malgré les progrès accomplis en vue de renforcer la résilience aux catastrophes (notamment en matière de préparation et d’interventions d'urgence, ainsi que de renforcement et d…

Jimena Llopis, Emilie Bernadette Perge |

Haití es uno de los países más deforestados del mundo, y fenómenos intensos como las lluvias huracanadas pueden devastar los cultivos y el sustento proporcionado por estos, creando así un camino…

Jimena Llopis, Emilie Bernadette Perge |

On any rational cost-benefit basis, investing in preparedness, whether for pandemics or natural hazards, is possibly one of the best investments any country can make. A dollar spent on…

Abhas Jha |

With climate change, extreme events are expected to be the “new normal” for many small island developing states. It will take coordination and action from multiple stakeholders to effectively…

Joaquin Toro, Kerri Cox |

The World Bank recently co-organized Sierra Leone's first-ever Resilient Urban Mobility Hackathon, where talented youth came together together to tackle transport challenges through the use…

Fatima Arroyo Arroyo, Xavier Espinet, Dunstan Matekenya |

“Freetown lacks proper public transport and infrastructure.” During the rainy season of May through November in Sierra Leone, many Freetown students who live far from school are at the mercy of…

Fatima Arroyo Arroyo, Xavier Espinet |

Evidence is clear that climate change is changing weather patterns, increasing the frequencies and intensities of extreme weather events. Unfortunately, those in the poorest communities are…

Ivan Bruce |

Appel à projets pour une prochaine exposition d’art internationale. © GFDRR L’art peut provoquer dans le public une réflexion sur les risques de catastrophes et la résilience que la science, les…

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

Convocatoria a presentar trabajos para la exhibición internacional de arte que se realizará próximamente. © GFDRR El arte es la reina de todas las ciencias que comunican conocimientos a todas las…

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