Adapting to Climate Change in Jakarta Using Biopori Infiltration Holes

With global climate change comes an increased threat of urban flooding to many towns and cities. In Jakarta, Indonesia, urban flooding is a very real problem. With a growing population consuming more water, an increase in land covered with cement or concrete, a decrease of natural green spaces and a changing climate, Jakarta has to … More Adapting to Climate Change in Jakarta Using Biopori Infiltration Holes

Tajikistan Aims to Better Protect People and Property from Natural Disasters and Climate Change

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved US$50 million from the International Development Association for the Strengthening Critical Infrastructure Against Natural Hazards Project in Tajikistan. The project will strengthen the country’s capacity to prepare for, mitigate and respond to natural disasters. Related investments will help Tajikistan—a country prone to floods, mudslides, and earthquakes, … More Tajikistan Aims to Better Protect People and Property from Natural Disasters and Climate Change