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…
A historic moment for the citizens of Ibadan to agree on a vision that will shape the future for the next 20-years to become a sustainable city.
Centroamérica es la segunda región de más rápida urbanización en el mundo. Se estima que para el año 2050 el número de personas viviendo en las ciudades crecerá un 40%.
In less than 6 weeks between March and April 2019, Mozambique was affected by two major cyclones which caused extraordinary levels of impact in the poorest provinces of the country.
When a disaster occurs, governments grapple with many questions: How bad is the damage? What are the priorities for response and recovery? What are the impacts on housing and infrastructure? And…
Amidst the devastation, there is reason to be encouraged by the resilience and resourcefulness of The Bahamas.
A pesar de los desafíos, en Centroamérica existen grandes posibilidades de desarrollo que apuntan a fortalecer su resiliencia.
Central America has great development opportunities that aim at strengthening resilience by managing its current risks
El Banco Mundial ha estado trabajando en gestión de riesgo de desastres con autoridades y agencias gubernamentales a nivel nacional y local desde 2006.
The World Bank has been working on Disaster Risk Managment with Guatemala’s national and local authorities and agencies since 2006.