Benin Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Credit with Cat DDO (WB-P168987)

Countries
  • Benin
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
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
U
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
Oct 31, 2019
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Borrower
Ministry of Economy and Finance
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Finance
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 30.00 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)
$ 30.00 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 Jul 17, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jul 11, 2019


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Project Description

The Program Development Objective of the proposed operation is to support the Government of the Republic of Benin in: (a) strengthening the legal and institutional framework for the management of natural catastrophes; (b) improving territorial planning and construction standards for increased climate and disaster resilience; and (c) enhancing the financial and social protection systems to manage impacts associated with disaster and climate-related shocks.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

The Ministry of Economy and Finance
Takou Hermann
Director of Cabinet
hermann_orou@yahoo.fr

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