As South Asian countries intensify the fight against COVID-19, it is imperative that social protection programs, including cash transfers, food vouchers, unemployment benefits, pensions, wage…
COVID-19 has hit hard lives and economies across South Asia. The World Bank is responding rapidly, helping governments buy vital protective equipment and medical supplies, provide learning to…
South Asian cities are known hotspots for air pollution. But in the last few months, many have enjoyed unusually clear skies and fresh air.
As they respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19), countries have a unique opportunity to plan for stronger and greener economies.
According to a Pan American Health Organization assessment, nearly seven out of 10 hospitals in Latin America and the Caribbean are in areas vulnerable to natural hazards.
As we address pandemic-related food security in the region, this is a good time to revisit important lessons learned from the South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative.
The unprecedented crisis posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) will mean that South Asia might experience its worst economic performance in 40 years, with at least half its countries falling into a…
In epidemiological terms, Belarus is exactly 13 days behind the UK, and even further behind most EU countries, when it comes to the spread of the virus.
По распространению вируса Беларусь отстает от Соединенного Королевства ровно на 13 дней, а с большинством стран ЕС временной разрыв даже больше.
Alors que l’épidémie de Covid-19 continue à se propager, ses conséquences économiques vont plonger des millions de personnes dans la pauvreté et creuser encore davantage les inégalités.