Liberia COVID-19 Emergency Response Project (WB-P173812)

Countries
  • Liberia
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
Mar 31, 2020
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Borrower
Government of the Republic of Liberia
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 7.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 7.50 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)
$ 7.50 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 Apr 8, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 26, 2020


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Project Description

According to the bank document, "the development objective is to prepare and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in Liberia."

Project components are:

1) Emergency preparedness and response

-Support national and sub-national preparedness and response

-Support case detection, confirmation, contact tracing, record reporting

-Support a surveillance system to facilitate recording and on-time virtual sharing of information

2) Supporting preparedness through laboratory system strengthening

3) Case management and clinical care

-Strengthening of health facilities and service delivery

-Strengthening of human resource surge

-Logistics and ambulance services

4) Community Engagement, Risk Communication and Advocacy

 

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

 

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

1/World Bank
Noel Chisaka: Senior Health Specialist

Opope Oyaka Tshivuila Matala: Young Professional

2/Borrower/Client/Recipient

Republic of Liberia
Contact: Samuel D. Tweah Jr.
Honorable
mfdp@gov.lr

3/Implementing Agencies

Ministry of Health
Matthew T.K. Flomo
Mr.
matt77us@gmail.com

The World Bank
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20433
Telephone: (202) 473-1000
Web: http://www.worldbank.org/projects

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