News & Blogs

Blog
Noviembre 21, 2019
Keiko Sakoda, Bandita Sijapati
End Poverty in South Asia

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.

News
Noviembre 21, 2019

The Central Asia Regional Water Supply and Sanitation Conference convened participants from the five countries of the region in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to discuss best practices for building climate-resistant water supply and sanitation services.

Blog
Noviembre 11, 2019
Sameh Wahba and Mami Mizutori
Voices

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.

Blog
Noviembre 11, 2019
Jun Erik Rentschler, Paolo Avner, Nicholas Jones
Transport for Development

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.

Blog
Octubre 30, 2019
Alexander Agosti, Paloma Zapata, and Nadim Saghir
Latin America and Caribbean

A couple of weeks after the Bahamas were flattened by Hurricane Dorian, the World Bank and GFDRR were on the ground supporting the government's reconstruction and recovery efforts.

News
Julio 24, 2019
La Prévention des catastrophes et leurs conséquences sur l'environnement humain au centre du programme gouvernemental

[De Le Confident, quotidien independant d'information generale de la République centrafricaine]

 

Des membres du gouvernement, des représentànts d'Organisations Non Gouvernementales (ONG), et des Associations anti-catastrophes étaient réunis le 22 juillet 2019 à l'hôtel Ledger-Piazza autour de l'évaluatlon des besoins post catastrophes (PDNA) et le cadre de relèvement (DRF). Cet atelier technique est organisé et financé par la CEEAC et la Faculté Mondiale pour la prévention des catastrophes et le relèvement (GFDRR) de la Banque Mondiale.

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News
Julio 23, 2019
Le gouvernement centrafricain s'active pour les besoins Post-catastrophes

[De L'Agora, quotidien independant d'information et d'analyse de la République centrafricaine]

Le gouvernement centrafri­cain en collaboration avec la CEEAC organise à Bangui un ate­lier de formation sur l'évaluation des besoins post-catastrophes (PDNA) et le cadre de relèvement aux catastrophes (DRF) à l'hotel Ledger-Plaza du 22 au 26 juillet 2019. La cérémonie d'ouverture de cet atelier de formation a été prési­dée hier par le Premier Ministre, Chef du gouvernement Firmin NGREBADA, assisté du Ministre de l'Action Humanitaire avec les repré­sentants des organisations telles que: Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement, de la Banque Mondiale et de celui de la CEEAC.

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Blog
Junio 27, 2019
Julian Palma and Ditte Fallesen
End Poverty in South Asia

Taking control of disaster risk management in their country, officials from the Government of Afghanistan learned new ways to identify disaster risks and apply that information towards more resilient infrastructure during a training that was supported by the Government of Japan and GFDRR.

Blog
Junio 13, 2019
Tigran Shmis, Joel Reyes, Koji Miyamoto, Hanna Alasuutari
Education for Global Development

Drawing on our experience working on resilient education across the globe, GFDRR and the World Bank have recently published an education recovery guidance note. The note provides critical insights that government officials, the private sector and other development practitioners should take into account in the recovery and reconstruction of the education sector over three distinct phases of action.