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VideoMay 3, 2019

Central Asia, Building Resilience Against Natural Disasters

Central Asia is one of the most seismically vulnerable regions of the world: in the past century, at least three major cities - Almaty, Ashgabat and Tashkent - were destroyed as a result of large earthquakes. More than 1.8 million people in the region are impacted by the effects of earthquakes every year. Find out what the World Bank is doing to help countries in Central Asia better prepare for natural disasters.