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Updated in EWS Sep 8, 2020
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According to bank documents, the main goal of this Emergency Relief Assistance to the Governments of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe is to provide meaningful contribution to the on-going relief efforts by the Governments and other humanitarian partners to address immediate humanitarian needs that resulted from damages caused by cyclone IDAI.
The proposed Emergency Relief Assistance Operation for the victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi will enable the three governments to address the immediate and short-term needs of the displaced people affected by Cyclone. The Bank's contribution, totaling US$ 1.5 million, will help address an important component of the early recovery efforts, in the three countries. The grant will be used to provide alternative temporary shelters, to the most vulnerable segment of the affected population through the provision of family tents, emergency kits and tarpaulins and emergency foods. It will purchase emergency kits constituting of family tents, tarpaulins, shelter tool kits, hygiene kits, hand pump repair kits and emergency food. Included are local transportation costs, insurance, freight, and overhead customs clearance. It will also cover the management cost of the executing agency and financial audit of the emergency operation.
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