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05 Dec 2017 description
report World Bank

1. Resumen Ejecutivo

La región ha logrado avances significativos en la lucha contra la pobreza y la desigualdad de los ingresos

05 Dec 2017 description
report World Bank

KAMPALA, December 5, 2017 – Ending child marriage today could generate $3 billion per year for Uganda by 2030, says a new report published by the World Bank. In contrast, the perpetuation of child marriage would lead to lower educational attainment for girls and their children, higher population growth, substantial health risks, higher intimate partner violence, and lower earnings for women, as well as higher poverty.

03 Dec 2017 description
report World Bank

Palestinian Local Government Units (LGUs) play an important role in providing services to the local population. However, very little information has been available regarding citizen satisfaction and the results of services available at the local level. Service providers and policy makers were unable to assess and compare service outcomes across the Palestinian territories, leaving a gap in fully understanding the reasons behind inequities and shortcomings in basic services.

12 Nov 2017 description

The 24-month Emergency Crisis Response Project (ECRP) aims to mitigate the impact of the current crisis on local households and communities and assist their recovery from the bottom-up using local systems, capacities and institutions to progressively resume and scale-up service delivery. The project will achieve specific results in: 1) Increasing sustainable employment and livelihoods opportunities, including health and education; 2) Reviving the agricultural sector through support to key value chains.

06 Nov 2017 description
report World Bank

More than 1 million people across 14 provinces will benefit from project expansion

VIENTIANE, November 6, 2017 – More than one million people across 14 provinces in Lao PDR will benefit from the expansion of the Health Governance and Nutrition Development Project (HGNDP).

04 Nov 2017 description
report World Bank

ANTANANARIVO, 3 novembre 2017– La Banque mondiale accordera un financement d’urgence de cinq millions de dollars à l’État malgache pour l’aider à financer et à déployer le plan national de riposte contre l’épidémie de peste, qui frappe le pays depuis le mois d’août 2017 et a fait une centaine de victimes.

03 Nov 2017 description
report World Bank

ANTANANARIVO, November 3, 2017 - The World Bank has committed $5 million in emergency funding to help Madagascar finance and implement the national response to the plague outbreak that hit the country in August 2017, and which has since claimed about one hundred victims.

31 Oct 2017 description
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Washington, October 31, 2017- The World Bank approved today a US$400 million financial assistance package to support the recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation of priority infrastructure to restore delivery of public services in areas of Iraq newly liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

19 Oct 2017 description

Au rythme actuel, entre 2017 et 2030, 30 millions de nouveau-nés mourront dans les 28 premiers jours de leur vie.
 
NEW YORK/GENÈVE/WASHINGTON DC, le 19 octobre 2017 – Chaque jour en 2016, 15 000 enfants sont morts avant d’avoir atteint leur cinquième anniversaire, dont 46 % au cours des 28 premiers jours de leur vie, soit 7 000 nouveau-nés, selon un nouveau rapport des Nations Unies.
 

19 Oct 2017 description

7,000 newborns die every day, despite steady decrease in under-five mortality, new report says

At current trends, 30 million newborns will die within first 28 days of life between 2017 and 2030

NEW YORK/GENEVA/WASHINGTON DC, 19 October 2017 – Every day in 2016, 15,000 children died before their fifth birthday, 46 per cent of them – or 7,000 babies – died in the first 28 days of life, according to a new UN report.

18 Oct 2017 description
report World Bank, GFDRR

Executive Summary

A massive landslide in the Western Area Rural of Sierra Leone on August 14, 2017, slipped into the Babadorie River Valley and exacerbated existing flooding in the Western Area Rural and Urban (Freetown), affecting about 6,000 people of which 1,141 have been declared dead or missing.

15 Oct 2017 description
report World Bank

In 2015, the Government of Nigeria requested World Bank support to respond to the humanitarian and development crisis in the North East of Nigeria.

11 Oct 2017 description
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Signs of Economic Recovery in Middle East and North Africa But Growth Still Impacted by Instability

New World Bank report identifies factors influencing the region’s medium to long term growth

10 Oct 2017 description
report World Bank

LES POINTS MARQUANTS

10 Oct 2017 description
report World Bank

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • The poorest region of Cameroon, the Far North, regularly suffers terrorist attacks from the Islamist sect, Boko Haram.

  • The lack of water, sanitation facilities, and hygiene claims tens of thousands of lives on average per year nationwide.

  • A pilot project has helped roll out a methodology to improve access to sanitation and establish hygiene practices in rural areas over the long term.

05 Oct 2017 description
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WASHINGTON, October 5, 2017 —Today, the World Bank launched a comprehensive analysis of the welfare conditions of the Somali population. The High Frequency Survey report says every second Somali is living in poverty, with poor households more likely to be deprived beyond monetary poverty as well, and less likely to participate in the labor market.

05 Oct 2017 description
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Haïti est le troisième pays le plus affecté par les aléas climatiques, selon l'Indice climatique mondial de Germanwatch (2016). Plus de 96 % de la population est exposée à deux types de risque ou plus. Lorsque les ouragans et autres catastrophes naturelles frappent Haïti, des ponts et des routes sont détruits, coupant l’accès pour les communautés aux écoles, aux hôpitaux et aux villes.

24 Sep 2017 description
report World Bank

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announces US$200 million pledge to the GFF to scale up life-saving services—the first of investors’ expected contributions to GFF Trust Fund in the replenishment

21 Sep 2017 description
report World Bank

La Fondation Bill & Melinda Gates annonce une promesse d’engagement de 200 millions d’US$ au GFF pour l’expansion de services vitaux—la première des contributions attendues des investisseurs pour le Fonds Fiduciaire du GFF dans le cadre du réapprovisionnement