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Pandemic Response

COVID-19 Vaccines: Saving Lives and Rebuilding Better

The World Bank can help countries bring an end to the pandemic and strengthen health infrastructure, while ensuring climate resilience and reducing the carbon footprint. 

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Resilient Recovery

Five Ways We Can Support Viable But Vulnerable Businesses During COVID-19 Recovery

COVID-19 continues to weigh heavily on businesses, especially in developing countries, where public support has been limited and uneven. Government support to viable but vulnerable businesses can be more effective. 

Buses at the Simon Bolivar station in Bogotá, Colombia. © Dominic Chavez/World Bank
Earth Day

Time to Decarbonize Transport for a Green, Resilient and Inclusive Recovery

Transport is an urgent frontier for climate action that needs enhanced global cooperation and coordination, as well as leveraging of resources. The World Bank is innovating to tackle this long-standing challenge.

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The World Bank Group has two goals,

to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity in a sustainable way

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The global COVID-19 vaccination campaign will be the largest in history. The delivery of COVID-19 vaccines presents challenges unprecedented in scale, speed and specificities, especially in low- and middle-income countries. In November 2020, anticipating the availability of safe and effective vaccines for COVID-19, the World Bank together with WHO, UNICEF, the Global Fund, and Gavi rolled out readiness assessments in more than 100 low and middle-income countries. Read More

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We support countries' poverty reduction strategies

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We provide analysis and advice for developing countries

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We help developing countries find solutions to the toughest global and local development challenges—from adapting to climate change to boosting food security to increasing access to energy.

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