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The recent COP26 summit in Glasgow confirmed the existential threat of the climate crisis to people and the planet, and local governments are no exception in having to face that challenge. An ever-expanding urban population leads to increasing demands for more city-level services, and these municipalities also shoulder the majority of the costs needed to adapt to more frequent and severe shocks from climate change. 

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How performance-based grants can make spending more responsive to growing needs.
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Looking beyond immediate post-disaster recovery program to enhance systems for resilience.
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Many teams are already supporting the collection of disability-disaggregated data in a number of ways, and it is important for the World Bank’s Global Practice for Urban, Resilience and Land, which is spearheading resilience building, to join in these efforts. Doing so will support our government counterparts in upholding their commitments to the Sendai Framework, and put a much-needed emphasis on the importance of disability-inclusive disaster risk management in Africa.  

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Assessing the impacts of natural hazards on Tanzanian firms through interviews.
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Four Central Asian professionals who dedicate their lives to making the region safer.
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Using climate, disaster, and economic data to help cities identify urban resilience challenges.
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Addressing sea level rise impacts will require re-examining current paradigms of international law.