Photo: Dane Macri/The Advocacy Project via Flickr CC. The relationship between poverty and disability goes both ways: [[tweetable]]disability increases the risk of poverty[[/tweetable]], and[[…

Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo |

Southern, Thailand - January 9, 2017: a volunteer helps a man with a disability get through the flood in his wheelchair. Photo: issara anujun / Shutterstock.com Natural hazard events can occur in…

Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo |

This page in: Arabic | Français | 中文 In a world divided over how to deal with such serious problems as terrorism, immigration, free trade, and climate change, governments agree on the urgency of…

Luis Triveno, Michael J. Lea |

في وقت سابق من هذا الشهر، أجرت بنوك التنمية في مختلف أنحاء العالم مراجعة لمواقفها وللمجالات التي يكون فيها لجهودها أكبر الأثر، وذلك خلال اجتماع نظمه البنك الدولي وبنك التنمية البرازيلي (BNDES).…

سييلا بازارباسيولو |

Foto: Maria Fleischmann/Banco Mundial A comienzos de este mes, en una reunión organizada por el Banco Mundial y el Banco Nacional de Desarrollo Económico y Social de Brasil (BNDES), entidades…

Ceyla Pazarbasioglu |

Em todo o mundo, bancos de desenvolvimento estão avaliando sua atuação e observando onde esses esforços têm mais impacto. O tema foi objeto de uma reunião organizada pelo Banco Mundial e pelo…

Ceyla Pazarbasioglu |

About this series More blog posts Between 2010 and 2017, Chile was struck by 10 major natural hazard events. These disasters affected as many as 340, 583 houses and cost $3.6 billion in…

Julian Palma, Marisa Garcia Lozano |

Between 1977 and 1997, the World Bank supported “sites and services” projects in 27 cities across India A freshly-minted architect stood staring at a sea of toilets. Row after row of them, on…

Sumila Gulyani |

Photo: Pierre-Yves Babelon/Shutterstock In an effort to harness the benefits of urbanization and improve the living conditions of the urban poor, Latin American countries have experimented with…

Luis Triveno |