Photo Credit: Rumi Consultancy/ World Bank Afghanistan is vulnerable to a number of natural hazards, including earthquakes, flooding, drought, landslides and avalanches, as well as hazards arising…

Julian Palma, Wais Ahmad Barmak |

Shortly after the Soviet invasion in 1979, the World Bank suspended its operations in Afghanistan. Work resumed in May 2002 to help meet the immediate needs of the poorest people and assist the…

Raouf Zia, Yann Doignon |

Helping Afghanistan Become More Resilient to Natural Disasters This blog is part of a series highlighting the work of the Afghanistan Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Program During the…

Ditte Fallesen |