The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has confirmed the close link between health and disaster risk reduction.
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for digital connectivity and transformation to mitigate the impact of economic slowdown, sustain well-being, and speed up e-resilience readiness, and build back better. Social distancing has generated higher demand for fast and reliable broadband connectivity to support the growing information flows.
Monograph Series: Enhancing Rural Transport Connectivity To Regional And International Transport Networks In Asia And The Pacific
Rural areas across much of Asia are undergoing profound economic, social and demographic changes. Not only goods and people, but ideas, values, and cultural practices, are moving, both physically and virtually, across multi-layered transport networks.
A new policy paper explores available data from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia to identify those groups that have been left furthest behind in a range of indicators. Using innovative methodologies and analytical tools, the paper reveals gaps because those who have access to basic opportunities and services, and those who don't.
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