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PODCAST: News Highlights: World Bank Announces Global Infrastructure Agreement and Aid to Haiti

October 10, 2014

During the 2014 Annual Meetings, the World Bank has launched a massive private sector partnership to raise billions of dollars in private money to build infrastructure in developing economies and also announced a 50 million dollar pledge to fight cholera in Haiti. Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said waterborne diseases are a leading cause of death for Haitian children. He also said that all developing countries need an estimated 1 trillion dollars a year to maintain and increase infrastructure needed to keep their economies growing. | To listen to the podcast, you will need to use one of the following browser versions or higher: Chrome 35, Firefox 28, Internet Explorer 10, or Safari 6.