Cambodia COVID-19 Emergency Response Project (WB-P173815)

  • Cambodia
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
Bank Risk Rating
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 2, 2020
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Royal Government of Cambodia
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Education and Health
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 20.00 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)
$ 20.00 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 May 21, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 25, 2020

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Project Description

According to bank documents, this project "will be a standalone operation for Cambodia to address critical country-level needs for preparedness and response for COVID-19."  The project components and activities under each component are designed to support containment and mitigation activities which have been identified as part of Cambodia's COVID-19 National Action Plan. The project will be implemented by the Ministry of Health.

Project components are:

1) Case detection and management

2) Medical supplies and equipment

3) Preparedness, capacity building and training

4) Project implementation and monitoring

The World Bank has given this project a Substantial risk rating for environmental and social risks.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank

Ziauddin Hyder / Senior Health Specialist and Task Team Leader / 1-202-730571 /

Tomo Morimoto / Senior Health Specialist and Task Team Leader / 5274+3044 /


Implementing Agencies

Ministry of Health Cambodia

HE Youk Sambath / Secretary of State /


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