#World Bank

  • Article: Climate Change Is Already Damaging the Health of Hundreds of Millions of People, Report Shows
    Environment

    Climate Change Is Already Damaging the Health of Hundreds of Millions of People, Report Shows

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 31, 2017

    But there are still “significant glimmers of hope”. Read more

  • Article: The Slums of East Asia Are Most Prone to Climate Change, World Bank Warns
    Environment

    The Slums of East Asia Are Most Prone to Climate Change, World Bank Warns

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 4, 2017

    “Our collective challenge is to expand opportunities to all in the cities.” Read more

  • Article: Countries Need to Quadruple What They're Spending on Clean Water, the World Bank says
    Water & Sanitation

    Countries Need to Quadruple What They're Spending on Clean Water, the World Bank says

    Aug. 28, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Unsafe water and poor sanitation has caused a "silent emergency." Read more

  • Feature: These Kids’ Lives Are at Stake if Trump’s Proposed Cuts to Global Health Are Passed
    FeatureHealth

    These Kids’ Lives Are at Stake if Trump’s Proposed Cuts to Global Health Are Passed

    By Colleen Curry|Aug. 10, 2017

    Call Congress to save foreign aid now. Read more

  • Article: Nations Must Invest More in Pandemic Prevention, World Bank Says
    Health

    Nations Must Invest More in Pandemic Prevention, World Bank Says

    May 25, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "We have to ensure we are prepared, so the next outbreak does not become the next pandemic." Read more

  • Article: Children, Music Videos and Global Citizens: a Surprising Formula for Safe Water and Toilets for all
    ImpactWater & Sanitation

    Children, Music Videos and Global Citizens: a Surprising Formula for Safe Water and Toilets for all

    By Katie Dallas|Jan. 27, 2017

    How a $6 billion disbursement, secured by 55, 000 Global Citizens is reaching 100 million people Read more

  • Article: Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Extreme Poverty?
    Citizenship

    Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Extreme Poverty?

    By Phineas Rueckert|Oct. 17, 2016

    Today is #PovertyEradicationDay. How much do you know about extreme poverty around the world? Read more

  • Article: 1 in 5 Children Live in Extreme Poverty: World Bank Report
    Citizenship

    1 in 5 Children Live in Extreme Poverty: World Bank Report

    By Meghan Werft|Oct. 4, 2016

    395 million children are living under conditions of extreme poverty. Read more