Yemen Emergency Health and Nutrition Project Second Additional Financing (WB-P164466)

  • Middle East and North Africa
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Yemen
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Aug 25, 2017
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund
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  • Education and Health
  • Water and Sanitation
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 200.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 6, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Jul 28, 2017

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Project Description
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The development objective of the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project for Yemen will be modified to reflect additional water and sanitation services (WSS) activities to be financed by the proposed second additional financing (AF2) This Project Paper seeks the approval of the Executive Directors to provide a second additional grant in the amount of SDR 143.9 million (USD 200 million equivalent) to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in support of the Yemen Emergency Health and Nutrition Project (EHNP) for the benefit of the Republic of Yemen. The proposed grant will help scale up delivery of integrated health and water and sanitation services (WSS) in response to the unprecedented cholera outbreak in Yemen. The amount of USD 200 million equivalent is financed by the IDA grant Crisis Response Window (CRW).The following changes are proposed for the proposed AF2 and level 1 restructuring: (a) modification of the PDO to capture the WSS activities; (b) scale-up of the existing all the first t component and its sub-components to reflect the additional health and nutrition activities in particular case management, control and prevention of cholera, and an introduction of subcomponent 1.4 to support the WSS activities; (c) addition of PDO-level and intermediate results indicators to reflect the WSS activities; (d) addition of intermediate results indicators to account for the additional health-specific activities; (e) increasing the end-targets of select indicators to reflect the scaled-up project activities; and (f) extension of the closing date from January 31, 2020 to June 30, 2020.

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Name:World Health Organization
Contact:Nevio Zagaria
Title:Representative, WHO

Name:United Nations Children's Fund
Contact:Jules Cesaire YAGANZA
Title:Directeur du Departement Techniques Industrielles et Exploit

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