Ensuring better integration of refugees into host communities and longer-term investments in both refugees and their hosts.

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Smart policy making has extended medical success to economic recovery in Vietnam

Jacques Morisset |

For 13-year-old Rafina from Beira, one of Mozambique’s largest cities, the feeling seems familiar. Only one year has passed since Cyclone Idai hit, and again her school is closed. This time,…

Myrta Kaulard, Mark Lundell |

The World Bank is offering a new procurement option to help countries access critically needed medical supplies.

Enzo de Laurentiis |

With not a single confirmed death from COVID-19 to date, Vietnam’s approach offers useful insights.

Sang Minh Le |

The COVID-19 pandemic is devastating lives and livelihoods globally. Before the pandemic, the World Bank projected that 35 million people in East Asia and the Pacific would escape poverty in 2020…

Victoria Kwakwa |

COVID-19 poses a threat to people everywhere, but some groups will bear the worst brunt of its impact.

Louise Cord |

Vietnam took quick and decisive actions and is one of the few countries so far that has coped with the situation relatively well. There have been no COVID-related deaths and, as of April 14, only…

Ousmane Dione |

The key hygiene issues arise at the consumption stage and downstream, during collection and sorting of plastic waste before recycling.

Grzegorz Peszko |

Becoming more equal in East Asia Pacific by reducing the trade-offs between work and home

Victoria Kwakwa |