Original disclosure @ ADB website
Updated in EWS Apr 26, 2021
Disclosed by Bank Nov 9, 2020
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According to the bank document, "the proposed grant fund - Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund (APRF), will be used to fund activities, including but not limited to,
(a) provision of food and drinking water to ensure food security;
(b) support to repair and rebuild damaged and submerged houses;
(c) provision of assistance to restore the livelihood activities in agriculture production;
(d) support for the prevention of waterborne disease outbreaks; and
(e) addressing food shortage and malnutrition.
While the (Vietnamese) government has decided not to declare a national emergency, the government has appealed to the international community for assistance, and has specifically addressed ADB on 27 October 2020 seeking financial support to meet the immediate needs of 43.5 million for the disaster affected persons (Attachment 4)".
Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund (ADB's Grant)
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
3rd Floor, Agricultural Exhibition Center
No.2, Hoang Quoc Viet Str., Cau Giay Dist.
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