The world is urbanizing at an unprecedented speed and scale, with more than half the global population living in cities today… rising to nearly 7 out of 10 people in cities by 2050.
In a world of climate change and headline-grabbing cyclones, El Niño is one of the most unspoken climate risks in East Asia and the Pacific.
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.
Central America has great development opportunities that aim at strengthening resilience by managing its current risks
A pesar de los desafíos, en Centroamérica existen grandes posibilidades de desarrollo que apuntan a fortalecer su resiliencia.
The World Bank has been working on Disaster Risk Managment with Guatemala’s national and local authorities and agencies since 2006.
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 agriculture and food security sector are still largely behind in using the latest technology for managing risks and shocks.
I have Odisha on my mind. Cyclone Fani has devastated one of my favorite states in India. But before Fani it was Idai and Kenneth. And the people of Beira in Mozambique are reeling. All this in…