Focusing on disaster prevention and control

Focusing on disaster prevention and control

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam have joined hands to integrate disaster risk management into the country’s socioeconomic development plans.
WB approves 500 mln USD loan to Philippines

WB approves 500 mln USD loan to Philippines

The World Bank (WB) said on April 10 that its Board of Executive Directors had approved 500 million USD policy loan to help strengthen the Philippine government's capacity to address disaster risks, respond to and recover from natural disasters, as well as support urgent needs created by the COVID-19 crisis.