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Video June 19, 2019

Lifelines: The Resilient Infrastructure Opportunity

Water, sanitation, energy, transport, telecommunication. Infrastructure services are essential for the quality of lives and livelihoods. But billions of people today face the consequences of unreliable infrastructure. Every year, disruptions to infrastructure, for example by natural hazards, cost the global economy at least $400 billion. New analysis shows that investing in more resilient infrastructure is robust, profitable, and urgent. But what does a more resilient infrastructure look like?