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New Report: Managing Risks responsibly and Effectively can save lives & unleash opportunities

October 3, 2013

According to the World Development Report 2014, titled ‘Risk and Opportunity: Managing Risk for Development, adverse shocks – above all health, weather shocks, and economic crises – play a major role in pushing households below the poverty line and keeping them there. Director of the World Development Report 2014 explains how better risk management can unlock opportunities.