The World Bank has been working on Disaster Risk Managment with Guatemala’s national and local authorities and agencies since 2006.
Celebrated in its heyday as the world’s fourth-largest lake, the Aral Sea shrunk dramatically after the two major rivers that fed its waters were diverted in the 1960s to irrigate cotton and rice…
A city of contrasts, Buenos Aires works to integrate informal settlements
The number of refugees globally rose to 25.9 million in 2018, up from 25.4 million in 2017, and setting a new record, according to newly released UNHCR report and World Bank estimates.
Turkey is home to the largest number of refugees in the world. It hosts nearly 4 million refugees, of which about 3.6 million originate from Syria.
Women’s property rights are essential for women’s empowerment. Equal access to property ownership and inheritance is associated with greater female labor force participation...
The program offers affordable loans for climate adaptation to households and to small businesses in manufacturing, tourism and agriculture.