Bangladesh: COVID-19 Emergency Response and Pandemic Preparedness Project (WB-P173757)

Countries
  • Bangladesh
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
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
Apr 15, 2020
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Borrower
Government of Bangladesh
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 100.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS May 14, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 22, 2020


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Project Description

According to the bank's documents, the project aims to "support the Government of Bangladesh to prevent, detect and respond to the threat posed by COVID-19 and strengthen national systems for public health preparedness."

The World Bank has classified this project as having Substantial environmental and social risks.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Rianna L. Mohammed-Roberts, Senior Health Specialist
Telephone No:5720+32355 Email:rmohammed@worldbank.org

Iffat Mahmud, Senior Operations Officer
Telephone No:5764+4347 Email:imahmud@worldbank.org

Borrower/Client/RecipientBorrower
The People's Republic of Bangladesh

Implementing Agency(ies)Implementing Agency
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

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