SPF - Support to Zimbabwe Recovery and Resilience (WB-P172176)

  • Zimbabwe
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Oct 22, 2019
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Government of Zimbabwe
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  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 2.00 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 Jan 16, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Oct 13, 2019

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Project Description

According to bank documents, the project objective is to support the Government of Zimbabwe to build capacity for managing the recovery process and promote resilience and stability. The project would have the following activities:

  1. Capacity and institutional strengthening: Support to be provided to strengthen Government’s capacity for disaster recovery and resilience at both the national level and local government structures in the cyclone affected districts:
    1. At the national level, activities could aim to strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works, and National Housing (MLGPWNH), through the Department of Civil Protection (DCP), to coordinate recovery efforts in response to both rapid and slow-onset
    2. At the local level, activities could focus on providing training and building capacity of the Civil Protection Committees and rural Development Committees at District, Ward and Village levels to allow these to engage with and coordinate the cyclone response, as part of their delegated
  2. System for Beneficiary Identification: This component would support Government’s capacity to rapidly collect and compile data and information on beneficiaries: lists, profiles, service delivery usage, and livelihoods requirements in the cyclone affected areas
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank:
Contact : Asbjorn Haland Wee
Title : Senior Operations Officer
Telephone No : 5220+88672

Contact : Ayaz Parvez
Title : Senior Disaster Risk Managemen
Telephone No : 202-473-9804

Borrower : Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
Contact : Andrew Bvumbe
Title : Principle Director
Telephone No : 263777550740
Email : bvumbe@gmail.com

Implementing Agency:
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
Contact : Margireta Makuwaza
Title : Director International Cooperation
Telephone No : 2634703620
Email : mmakuwaza@zimtreasury.gov.zw 


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