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From Istanbul to Manila—different fault lines, similar challenges

19 Oct 2017, WB

In September, the World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) supported a knowledge exchange between Turkey and the Philippines. This addressed the challenge of building seismic resilience in megacities with high urbanization. By bringing hazard-prone countries together, the World Bank aims to facilitate progress in risk reduction.



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