Human solidarity is the most powerful defense against human suffering. Across the region, we are seeing scores of stories of people uniting, any way they can, to alleviate the health and economic…

Ferid Belhaj |

The deadly COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic is bringing together leaders of South Asian countries in a way rarely seen in recent years.

Cecile Fruman, Mandakini Kaul |

The response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) can also build the foundation for a greener, safer, and more prosperous future.

Stéphane Hallegatte, Stephen Hammer |

Economic stops due to COVID-19 are cascading through economies. For infrastructure investors, the evaporation of demand is colliding with cost increases/uncertainty. This tidal wave will come into…

Herb Ladley |

As the world struggles to fight the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, over 2 billion people still do not have access to a toilet, and hundreds of millions of people cannot even wash their hands at…

Luis Triveno, Olivia Nielsen |

Opened State Archives reveal how decisions taken by the government in 1977 have created a legacy of weakened buildings in Bucharest, exacerbating its high earthquake risk.

Alanna Simpson, Antonios Pomonis, Emil-Sever Georgescu |

Haiti is one of the most deforested countries in the world, and hazards such as heavy rains devastate crops and livelihoods with a more challenging, longer road to recovery.

Jimena Llopis, Emilie Bernadette Perge |

Three disaster risk management lessons in preparedness and response to natural hazards, that can contribute in today's conversation about how to provide continuous services in emergency…

Joaquin Toro |

Many of us in the world are fortunate enough to live with a plethora of technologies at our fingertips. High-tech devices are part of our daily routine and we use them habitually, often without…

Sun Hwa Song, Siddhesh Kaushik, Leslie Ricketts, David Mariano |