Disasters can erase decades of hard-won development gains in a matter of seconds, with a painful and costly impact that can last for years, and even generations to come. Today, around 90% of urban…

Sameh Wahba, Mami Mizutori |

The implementation of SDGs can be in jeopardy if disaster risk finance is not considered.

Alfonso Garcia Mora |

Women at a reconstruction site in Nepal. © Keiko Sakoda/World Bank The World Bank has been steadily increasing its disaster risk management support over the past decade, growing its annual…

Keiko Sakoda, Bandita Sijapati, Melody Benavidez |

Call for submissions for upcoming international art exhibition. © GFDRR Art is the queen of all sciences, communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world. -Leonardo da Vinci The Great…

Jocelyn Michele West, Simone Balog-Way, Emma Phillips |

© World Bank [[tweetable]]Putting in place the funding, systems, and plans before a disaster strikes can help dull the impact of disasters by enabling earlier, faster and more effective response…

Nicola Ranger, Benedikt Lukas Signer |

Soil fertility managment and adding trees to farms can boost agricultural productivity and increase the drought tolerance of crops. Photo: Andrea Borgarello As the global development community…

Michael Morris, Raffaello Cervigni |

Community members from Nepal learn how to make paper jewelry crafts from Ibasho-Japan members.  (Photo: Margaret Arnold / World Bank) In the aftermath of the earthquake that struck Nepal in April…

Margaret Arnold |