Additional Financing for the Improving Maternal and Child Health Through Integrated Social Services (WB-P163313)

Countries
  • Haiti
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
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Jun 14, 2017
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Borrower
Government of Haiti
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 25.00 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)
$ 100.00 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 Aug 14, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Apr 21, 2017


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Project Description
The objective of the Improving Maternal and Child Health through Integrated Social Services Project for Haiti is to increase the access and use of maternal and child health, nutrition and other social services in the recipient's territory. The proposed Additional Financing would finance Hurricane response activities in the affected areas, mainly: (i) to restore the quality and supply of health services (e.g. via rehabilitation and re-equipping of health facilities damaged by the Hurricane); and (ii) to scale-up cholera prevention and response activities, to help address the new front for cholera that has opened up in Hurricane affected areas. The AF would also fill the financing gap created under the Original Grant to finance emergency response activities immediately after Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
This project seeks the approval of the Executive Directors to provide an additional International Development Association (IDA) grant in an amount of SDR 18.3 million (US$25 million equivalent) to the Project. The proposed Additional Financing (AF) would be financed by IDA’s Crisis Response Window (CRW), as part of a package of a US$100 million of support from the World Bank to help the Government of Haiti recover and rebuild after Hurricane Matthew, which struck the country on October 4, 2016.
Contact Information
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