Well the specific role of the World Bank is to be ready with financial assistance immediately after this emergency takes place because you need to reconnect water, you need to reconnect power, you need roads, you need bridges, and that has to be done urgently.
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|Birth:||1st December, 1933|
|Profession:||Banker, Economist, Lawyer|
James David Wolfensohn was born in Sydney, Australia. He is an Australian-born American lawyer, investment banker and economist who served as the ninth president of the World Bank Group from 1995-2005. He earned a BA degree and an LLB degree from the University of Sydney, Australia. He was a member of the Australian fencing team at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne and an officer in the Royal Australian Air Force. Before attending Harvard, he was a lawyer in the Australian law firm of Allen, Allen & Hemsley in Sydney. In 1959, he earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.
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