The World Bank has been working on Disaster Risk Managment with Guatemala’s national and local authorities and agencies since 2006.
Violent conflict one of the main impediments to reducing poverty, boosting prosperity, and reaching the Sustainable Development Goals.
Festival in Dzaleka Refugee Camp, Malawi
We face daunting, interconnected challenges, but IDA – and the entire World Bank Group – will help the poorest countries meet those challenges and continue our drive to end extreme poverty.
As we work on the next IDA replenishment we have a chance to integrate these lessons across our programs that are focused on countries affected by fragility and conflict.
The program offers affordable loans for climate adaptation to households and to small businesses in manufacturing, tourism and agriculture.
In Afghanistan, a World Bank program aimed at lifting rural households out of extreme poverty has generated remarkable results.