Taji, a young boy in Nairobi, Kenya, sits outside his flooded classroom. School’s out, but not by choice. Cycles of floods and droughts have hit major African cities like Nairobi.

Zirra Banu |

Barisal and its neighboring districts are highly prone to climate hazards, like extreme flooding and rising salinity in soil and water.
This causes waterlogging and disrupts traditional…

Nasirra Ahsan |

Greenhouse gas emission from transport have been quickly growing in Vietnam. At the same time, transport infrastructure is particularly vulnerable to climate risk. To address these challenges, the…

Jung Eun “Jen” Oh, Xavier Espinet |

West Africa’s coast is under stress from rampant development of coastal infrastructure, city expansions, population increase, and a blanket over use of natural resources. Development of Africa is…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Peter Kristensen |

Imagine you are a farmer. Now imagine not being able to prove that the land that has been in your family for generations actually belongs to you.

Markus Kukkonen, Linus Pott |

Moldova frequently experiences severe weather events such as storms, floods, extreme temperatures and droughts. And, due to climate change, it is projected that the country will face more extreme…

Daniel Werner Kull |

The World Bank recently co-organized Sierra Leone's first-ever Resilient Urban Mobility Hackathon, where talented youth came together together to tackle transport challenges through the use…

Fatima Arroyo Arroyo, Xavier Espinet, Dunstan Matekenya |

The World Bank has been working on Disaster Risk Managment with Guatemala’s national and local authorities and agencies since 2006.

Barbara Minguez Garcia, Rodrigo Donoso Arias |