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Beating the Heat: Investing in Pro-Poor Solutions for Urban Resilience

Heat waves, periods of 7-10 days of abnormally hot weather, are an increasingly common hazard in Asia and the Pacific—with impacts on health and productivity of millions of people.

Asia and the Pacific's Water Challenge

Demand for water continues to increase not just in agriculture, but also in Asia and the Pacific's cities and industries. The region faces water scarcity because of climate change, rapid population increase, and economic growth.
Find out more about Asia and the Pacific's water challenge.

How much of the world's water resources does Asia and the Pacific have?


How many people in Asia and the Pacific don't have access to safe water?


How many people don't have access to sanitation services?



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Data and Statistics   ADB's Data and Statistics

Data and statistical analysis in the Asia and Pacific region contributes to knowledge generation in ADB, helping strengthen its institutional priorities and operational effectiveness in its developing member countries.

Despite growing prosperity hunger and malnutrition persist in Asia and the Pacific. Half of the world's 600 million hungry people live in the region.

ADB is working with its developing member countries to help integrate food production, processing, marketing, and distribution to strengthen the resilience and efficiency of food and agricultural value chains.

  ADB Data Library

The ADB Data Library is the central store for all of ADB's public data. Browse data, view visualizations and interact with APIs.

  Key Indicators Database (KIDB)

KIDB is ADB's central statistical database for macroeconomic and social indicators from across Asia and the Pacific.


AsianBondsOnline is a one-stop source of information on bond markets in emerging East Asia.

Featured Publications and Documents   ADB's Publications and Documents


ADB focuses on sectors and themes that align with the commitment to eradicate poverty. The Bank’s work also spans across several development goals and cross-cutting initiatives.

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