Yemen Emergency Health and Nutrition Project Additional Financing (WB-P163741)

  • Yemen
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
May 19, 2017
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Government of Yemen
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Education and Health
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 83.00 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)
$ 83.00 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 28, 2017

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Project Description
The development objective of the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project for Yemen, Republic of is to contribute to the provision of basic health and essential nutrition services for the benefit of the population of the Republic of Yemen. The proposed grant will help scale up delivery of essential health and nutrition services in response to the unprecedented malnutrition situation in Yemen caused by the ongoing conflict and food security crisis. The amount of USD 83 million equivalent is raised through recommitment of cancelled IDA grants for Yemen resulting from portfolio restructuring. The following changes are proposed: (a) scaling up support for prevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition in the Republic of Yemen given the deteriorating food insecurity; and (b) modification of the PDO-level and intermediate results indicators, to better capture the expected increase in project results.
Investment Description

Contact Information
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