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Bangladesh has done the world a great service by keeping its borders open to the Rohingya refugees, but the responsibility should not be Bangladesh’s alone.

http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2018/07/02/rohingya-crisis-needs-world-support
© Tanvir Murad Topu / World Bank
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A new report explores how countries can strengthen their resilience to natural shocks through a better reconstruction process.

https://blogs.worldbank.org/sustainablecities/after-disasters-hit-how-countries-and-communities-can-build-back-better
© Emily Bartels Bland/World Bank
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Globally, countries are losing $160 trillion in wealth because of differences in lifetime earnings between women and men. This amounts to an average of $23,620 for each person in the 141 countries studied by the World Bank Group in a new report.

 

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