Urban Development

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Urbanization Data
Data from World Bank
Projects
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Haiti earthquake camp
Disaster risk management is increasingly at the core of World Bank business. Investments are helping to protect millions of lives and livelihoods and safeguard growth in key socio-economic sectors.
Solid Waste Management
Effective solid waste management plays an important role in creating sustainable, livable, low-carbon cities, including improving health, education, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Urbanization Reviews
The World Bank's Urbanization Reviews offer a framework for city leaders to make tough decisions on development by providing diagnostic tools to identify policy distortions and analyze investment priorities.
Earth Observation for Development
Using sophisticated measurement systems from a constellation of orbiting satellites, the Earth observation partnership helps communities protect and manage natural resources and plan urban growth.
Guide to Climate Change Adaptation in Cities
This guide discusses good practices and success studies for linking climate change to community priorities and issues such as disaster risk reduction and economic development.
Media Inquiries
Washington, D.C.

Chisako Fukuda

cfukuda@worldbank.org