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As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues, governments and emergency services are focusing on immediate needs: boosting capacity in hospitals, addressing hunger, and protecting firms and families from eviction and bankruptcy. The majority of the funds flowing so far from the World Bank, the IMF, other regional development banks, or central banks seek to provide funds for protective gear at hospitals, stabilize financial institutions, pay companies to provide goods and services to essential workers, or provide direct cash support to households.

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Sameh Wahba , Alanna Simpson , Ana Campos Garcia , Joaquin Toro
Quick access to predictable financing is critical for responding to emergencies like COVID-19.
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Small island states face particularly high risk of natural hazards. GFDRR data scientists explore how these risks can be reduced through making related data more open and accessible.

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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.