Tackling marine pollution: Individual action, key to ocean restoration

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One of the biggest threats to our oceans is man-made pollution.

World Bank Approves US$20 Million Regional Grant for ASEAN to Combat Marine Plastic Pollution in Southeast Asia

The World Bank will support ASEAN Member States to reduce marine plastic pollution with a US$20 million grant for the Southeast Asia Regional Program on Combating Marine Plastics (SEA-MaP), approved by the World Bank Board of Executive Directors, on...

UNICEF provides emergency relief as 1.6 million children stranded by floods in Bangladesh

Four million people, including 1.6 million children, stranded by flash floods in north-eastern Bangladesh are in urgent need of help. UNICEF is on the ground to protect children and to deliver emergency water and health supplies.

Madagascar: $220 Million to Improve Basic Water and Sanitation Services and Supply

The Government of Madagascar and the World Bank signed the recently approved $220 million National Water Project. The project seeks to increase access to water services in the Greater Antananarivo area and selected secondary towns, and to improve the...