Yemen Integrated Urban Services Emergency Project (WB-P164190)

Regions
  • Middle East and North Africa
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Yemen
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
B
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
Nov 2, 2017
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
Republic of Yemen
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Infrastructure
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 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)
$ 150.00 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 Feb 6, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Nov 3, 2017


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Project Description

The development objective of the Integrated Urban Services Emergency Project for Yemen is to restore access to critical urban services in selected cities within the Republic of Yemen. The project financing is an IDA grant of SDR 106.2 million, in an amount equivalent to US 150 million dollars. The project will finance activities that support the restoration of critical urban services in selected Yemeni cities. The restoration of urban services, including water and sanitation, transport, energy and solid waste management, will be critical to improve health outcomes, basic living conditions and local economic activity.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Implementing Agency:

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Bana Kaloti
Director, Middle East Region
banak@unops.org

 

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