Multiple and overlapping disaster and crises are demonstrating the need for adaptability and flexibility of national disaster risk management (DRM) systems. Here are five ideas to consider when…

Jian Vun, Jolanta Kryspin-Watson |

Current school closures pose a threat to even more children dropping out of school, especially in rural areas and from the poorest households. Just like in many countries around the world, the…

Elisabeth Sedmik, Nathalie Lahire, May Bend |

The recent responses by governments in the Middle East and North Africa to curb the spread of COVID-19 has highlighted the need for safe, resilient and sustainable modes of mobility.

Paul Noumba Um, Ashok Sarkar, Dickson Effah |

In a post-COVID world, transport could become even more important to the social and economic inclusion of people across Latin America—especially women.

Maria Jose Gonzalez Rivas |

A new World Bank report found the pandemic threatens to reverse hard-won gains made in global health and human capital over the past decade.

Priyanka Ripley |

Today we live in times of a pandemic with a silent and aggressive virus, which can even be lethal and has transformed our lives, where the best recipe is to rethink our cities, rethink our codes…

Jorge Muñoz Wells |

World Bank Group President David Malpass provides an update about recent developments on issues of debt transparency and sustainability, vaccine and healthcare responses, and others.

David Malpass |

With the right precautions, public transport can provide a safe way of getting around and contribute to a more sustainable, more inclusive recovery.

Arturo Ardila-Gomez |