Cabo Verde: COVID-19 Emergency Response Project (WB-P173857)

  • Cape Verde
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
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Government of Cabo Verde
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Education and Health
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 5.00 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)
$ 5.00 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 Apr 8, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 25, 2020

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Project Description

According to bank documents, this World Bank funding will support Cabo Verde's preparation and response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Project components are:

1) Emergency Covid-19 prevention, preparedness, and response

-Prevention of new Covid-19 cases 

-Strengthen national and sub-national Covid-19 case detection

-Strengthen national system for public health preparedness and response

2) Project management and monitoring and evaluation


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

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank

Edson Correia Araujo / Senior Health Specialist and Task Team Leader/ 5761+1092 /


Borrower / Client / Recipient

Ministerio das Financas 

Gilberto de Barros / Secretary of State for Finances /


Implementing Agencies

National Health Directorate

Sónia  Santos / Diretora do Serviço de Gestão e Manutenção de Infraestrutura /



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