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Pandemic Response

Learn how we are coordinating with partners to accelerate the international response and support countries to manage the global health emergency.

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Coronavirus Challenges & Opportunities

The challenge with COVID-19 is to reduce as much as possible the negative impact this pandemic will have on learning and schooling.

https://blogs.worldbank.org/education/educational-challenges-and-opportunities-covid-19-pandemic
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Over a decade, the share of the world’s population living in close proximity to conflict has nearly doubled to 3%. A new World Bank report highlights a sharp increase in the exposure to conflict in the Middle East and North Africa, from 6% in 2007 to almost 20% in 2017, with a steep increase in 2011.Read More.

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