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Masatsugu Takamatsu , Julian Palma

Earthquakes, landslides and heavy rainfall often cause long-term disruption of transport systems in South Asia, resulting in economic setbacks affecting internal trade and regional integration.

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Masatsugu Takamatsu , Julian Palma

Earthquakes, landslides and heavy rainfall often cause long-term disruption of transport systems in South Asia, resulting in economic setbacks affecting internal trade and regional integration.

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Asmita Tiwari , Suranga Kahandawa , Masatsugu Takamatsu , Keiko Sakoda

With heavy ongoing investments in climate resilience and flood risk management, now is the critical time for Sri Lanka to build an effective flood- and climate-resilience system, benefitting from global experiences.

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Asmita Tiwari , Suranga Kahandawa , Masatsugu Takamatsu , Keiko Sakoda

With heavy ongoing investments in climate resilience and flood risk management, now is the critical time for Sri Lanka to build an effective flood- and climate-resilience system, benefitting from global experiences.

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The World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) are working to develop a recipe to advance resilience for South Asia and beyond. For example, as part of its plan to provide safe havens to nearly 14 million people in nine coastal districts, Bangladesh is making emergency evacuation shelters more accessible to differently-abled people.

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Medical emergencies are a race against time. In many high-income countries, ambulance response time is just over 5 minutes. But what happens in places where roads are often flooded? Network analysis and open data can help us tackle this challenge.

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In an era of worsening climate and disaster risks, Sameh Wahba, Global Director for the World Bank’s Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience and Land Global Practice and Mami Mizutori, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Disaster Risk Reduction, lay out the case for making our homes and schools safer and stronger.