Effective risk management for flash flood disasters is now achievable, thanks to 21st century technological advances in communication technology, spatial data analysis, and weather prediction.
School reopening should be done on a risk-based approach – with situations closely monitored, particularly for the effect of COVID-19 variants – and school closure be used as a last resort.
Roads in Asia and the Pacific have brought us essential supplies and services, frontline workers, food and now vaccines. It is time to revive these vital arteries to prepare for economic recovery.
Effective higher education systems are critical for countries to advance. In South Asia, reforming governance structures and practices is a crucial step
The pandemic has underscored the importance of trade facilitation within South Asia and with the region’s neighbors.
महामारीको अवधिमा, परियोजनाहरूमा हुने भ्रष्टाचार गरीब र कमजोरको लागि जीवन र मृत्य बीचको भिन्नता हुन सक्छ ।
Young people have a unique perspective on international development. Here are examples of how they are helping Asia and the Pacific deal with COVID-19.
Governments in the region need to invest more in prevention and response to the long-term impacts of disaster displacement.
The cost of disasters far outweighs the resources available for recovery. Microfinance could be one way to fill the funding gap.
For quality evaluations of international development projects and programs to lead to better results, they need to be influential.