Transport data collection in fragile and conflict-affected can be challenging. The World Bank has partnered with small tech start-ups to find innovative approaches to help bridge the mobility…

Malaika Becoulet, Xavier Espinet, Ludovic Cartigny |

Using disaster risk modeling techniques, in combination with historical damage data, census and socioeconomic survey data, satellite imagery, drone footage, and other media, the GRADE assessment…

Francesco Varotto, Giovanni Michele Toglia, Claudia Soto |

Haiti's transport sector has been greatly affected by natural disasters. Learn how the implementation of Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) help support a resilient recovery while also providing…

Malaika Becoulet, Xavier Espinet, Jordy Chan, Aminata Nguitone Dia |

For the world’s poorest people, COVID-19 has brought an unparalleled social and economic shock. And for those living in countries affected by fragility and conflict, the challenge is compounded.…

Samuel Munzele Maimbo, Stefan Emblad |

We need to act before food emergencies turn into full-blown famines.

Mark Lowcock, Axel van Trotsenburg |

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating impact on public health, societies, and economies around the world: it could push up to 150 million people into extreme poverty by the end of 2021.…

David Malpass |

The COVID crisis is impacting migrants, refugees and their families back in their home countries who depend on the money they send to make ends meet, especially for households in countries…

Franck Bousquet, Dilip Ratha, Michal Rutkowski |

Hard-won gains in health and education over the past decade are at risk as essential services and household incomes crumble.

Mamta Murthi |