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ADB Grants Mozambique $500,000 For Flood Relief

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MAPUTO, Mozambique (PANA) - The African Development Bank (ABD) has granted 500,000 US dollars to Mozambique in support of the victims of the flooding that has affected many southern and central regions of the country since early February.
According to a statement from the Mozambican Ministry of Planning and Finance, the money will be used for the purchase of medicines and insecticides for the prevention of malaria.

The grant was formalised after the signing of the agreement between Mozambican Finance Minister Luisa Diogo.

"It will be signed later, in Abidjan, by the deputy-President of the ADB, and the funds "will be made available immediately", the statement added.

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