Emergency National Poverty Targeting Program (WB-P149242)

Countries
  • Lebanon
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
C
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Jun 6, 2014
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower
Lebanon
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 85.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 96.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Nov 28, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Apr 14, 2017


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Project Description
The development objective of the Emergency National Poverty Targeting Program (NPTP) Project for Lebanon is to expand the coverage and enhance the social assistance package of the NPTP to Lebanese affected by the Syrian crisis and all Lebanese households under the extreme poverty line. The project comprises of three components. The first component, administration of the NPTP objective is to ensure an effective and efficient administration and implementation of the NPTP through its structures in the ministry of social affairs (MOSA) and the presidency of the council of ministers (PCM), so that it can expand the coverage and enhance the social assistance to extremely poor Lebanese households and those affected by the Syrian crisis. The second component, provision of social assistance provides a package of social assistance benefits to 350,000 extremely poor Lebanese households and those affected by the Syrian crisis for a three year period. The third component, fiduciary operations team will be responsible for implementation of the procurement and financial functions of the project, working closely with the teams in MOSA and the PCM who are implementing the program activities
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
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