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28 Aug 2018 description

Effective Management of Water Resources in Arab World Key to Future Growth and Stability

STOCKHOLM, 28 August 2018 – Water scarcity in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region can either be a destabilizing factor or a motive that binds communities together, according to a new joint report from the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Bank, with the difference determined by the policies adopted to cope with the growing challenge.

23 Jul 2018 description

Préface – Ministre de l’Economie et des finances, chargé de l’Industrie-Ilyas Moussa Dawaleh

J’ai le plaisir, au nom du Gouvernement de Djibouti, de présenter les résultats de l’évaluation Rapide des dommages, des pertes et des besoins après le cyclone Sagar. Cette évaluation a été conduite du 29 mai au 7 juin 2018 à la demande et sous la direction du Gouvernement de Djibouti, et en collaboration avec la Banque mondiale.

13 Jul 2018 description
report World Bank

Washington, 9 juillet 2018 – La Banque mondiale a annoncé aujourd’hui l’approbation d’un nouveau support financier visant à accompagner l’objectif de Djibouti de réduire et, à terme, d’éradiquer les retards de croissance chez les enfants. Cet appui se fait à travers un crédit de 15 millions de dollars de l’Association Internationale pour le Développement (IDA), le guichet de la Banque mondiale destiné aux pays les plus pauvres.

09 Jul 2018 description
report World Bank

Washington, July 9, 2018 – The World Bank announced today new support for Djibouti’s goal of reversing and ultimately eliminating childhood stunting with a US$15 million credit from IDA, the World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries. This investment in human capital development, will focus on the critical first 1,000 days from pregnancy to age two, before stunting becomes largely irreversible.

05 Dec 2017 description
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Story Highlights
- Uganda is eligible for additional financing for public services to refugees and the communities that host them.
- A $50 million credit is aimed at improving their basic social services, economic opportunities, and environmental management.
- Other countries that collectively host 60% of the total number of the 4.1 million refugees living in IDA countries have also been found eligible.

16 Nov 2017 description
report World Bank

The World Bank is moving ahead to support low-income countries hosting large numbers of refugees. Under the 18th replenishment of the International Development Association (IDA18) – the Bank’s fund for the poorest countries – a $2 billion financing window is now available to help manage these crises with longer term solutions, which will benefit both refugees and host communities. Eight countries in Africa, South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa regions have been found eligible for assistance so far, and discussions are underway with several other countries for potential support.

29 Aug 2017 description
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Sustainable Path to Water Security Urgent Priority for Arab World

New World Bank report maps out actions needed to prevent water scarcity from impacting future growth and stability in the Middle East and North Africa

02 Jun 2016 description
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STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Around 25% of the 60 million forcibly displaced people across the globe are in Africa, where some countries have hosted large refugee populations for over 20 years

  • The World Bank and its partners are providing long term, sustainable development solutions to help address this issue

  • New support is arriving in the Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes Region of Africa, home to more than 12.9 million displaced people

02 Jun 2016 description
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LES POINTS MARQUANTS

  • Sur les 60 millions de personnes contraintes à l’exode dans le monde, environ 25 % se trouvent en Afrique où plusieurs pays accueillent de nombreux réfugiés depuis plus de vingt ans.

  • La Corne de l’Afrique et la région des Grands Lacs, qui abritent près de 13 millions de personnes déplacées, vont bénéficier d’un nouveau plan d’aide.

01 Jun 2016 description
report World Bank

WASHINGTON, 31 mai 2016 — Le Conseil des administrateurs du Groupe de la Banque mondiale a entériné aujourd’hui l’actualisation de sa stratégie pour Djibouti dans l’objectif d’aider ce pays à atténuer ses vulnérabilités et à améliorer les services de base.

01 Jun 2016 description
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WASHINGTON, 31 mai 2016 – Le Conseil des administrateurs de la Banque mondiale a approuvé aujourd’hui un financement de 175 millions de dollars pour atténuer l’impact des déplacements forcés sur les communautés d’accueil des réfugiés dans la Corne de l’Afrique.

01 Jun 2016 description
report World Bank

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2016—The World Bank Group Board of Executive Directors endorsed today an updated strategy to help Djibouti address vulnerability and improve service delivery.

01 Jun 2016 description
report World Bank

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2016—The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved $175 million in financing to help mitigate the impact of forced displacement on refugee-hosting communities in the Horn of Africa.

03 Jul 2015 description
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SUBMITTED BY SABRIA AL-THAWR

In the past, refugee issues in Yemen were centered on the hundreds of thousands of African refugees fleeing to Yemen. This refugee influx was a burden on an already impoverished country and taxed its fragile economic conditions over two decades.

15 May 2015 description
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WASHINGTON, 11 mai 2015 — La Banque mondiale a annoncé aujourd’hui l’affectation d’un don additionnel de 7 millions de dollars à la poursuite du Projet d’amélioration de la performance du secteur de la santé à Djibouti. Depuis son approbation en avril 2013, ce projet a permis de fournir des services de santé améliorés à 171 222 bénéficiaires dans les villes de Djibouti, Ali Sabieh et Tadjourah.

14 May 2015 description
report World Bank

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2015—The World Bank today announced an additional US$7 million grant for the continuation of its Improving Health Sector Performance Project in Djibouti. Since its approval in April 2013, the existing program has provided improved health services to 171,222 beneficiaries in Djibouti-ville, Ali-Sabieh and Tadjoura.

13 Mar 2015 description
report World Bank, GFDRR

RESULTS & ACHIEVEMENTS

• In 2011, a GFDRR team, in partnership with UNDP, the European Union, and USAID, completed the world’s first post-disaster needs assessment (PDNA) after a drought. The results mobilized $13 million of World Bank emergency funding and an additional $30 million of international funding for drought mitigation measures.

06 Feb 2015 description
report World Bank

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Natural disasters can hit developing countries with an economic force that can roll back development gains and exacerbate inequality.

  • To ensure development efforts are sustainable, the World Bank-managed Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) is scaling up disaster risk management efforts and building resilience in vulnerable countries.