June 21, 2016 — The World Bank recently approved financing worth $1.02 billion to support the deepening of Pakistan’s economic reforms and to strengthen the capacity of Sindh province to deal with natural disasters.
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May 23, 2015 — The World Bank Group plans to provide up to half a billion dollars to help Nepal build back with resilience from the 2015 earthquake. Learn more about the work and projects underway.
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South Asia is one of the most rapidly urbanizing regions in the world. A deep understanding of the built environment is critical to providing relevant services, managing urban growth, and visualizing disaster...
A billion people living in slums are at greater risk from climate change, a new study from the World Bank warns. The study, "Climate Change, Disaster Risk and the Urban Poor," says exposure to risk is...
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