New Evidence from Telephone Surveys Provides Insights for Increasing COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance and Uptake in the Caribbean

Amy Margolies, Jacobus de Hoop, Phillis Kim, Anna Luisa Paffhausen, Laura Di Giorgio |

Detailed data on the spatial distribution of jobs is crucial, but such data are rarely available. This study develops a machine learning algorithm that relies on widely available public data to…

Paolo Avner, Jun Rentschler, Samira Barzin, Neave O'Clery |

Haiti, a nation vulnerable to earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods—with high levels of poverty, rapid & unregulated urbanization, and fragile government agencies—was able to draw on financing…

Naraya Carrasco, Francesco Varotto, Peter Wrede |

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 Orozco |

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 |