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15 Oct 2017 description
report World Bank

In 2015, the Government of Nigeria requested World Bank support to respond to the humanitarian and development crisis in the North East of Nigeria.

11 Oct 2017 description
report World Bank
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Signs of Economic Recovery in Middle East and North Africa But Growth Still Impacted by Instability

New World Bank report identifies factors influencing the region’s medium to long term growth

10 Oct 2017 description
report World Bank

LES POINTS MARQUANTS

10 Oct 2017 description
report World Bank

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • The poorest region of Cameroon, the Far North, regularly suffers terrorist attacks from the Islamist sect, Boko Haram.

  • The lack of water, sanitation facilities, and hygiene claims tens of thousands of lives on average per year nationwide.

  • A pilot project has helped roll out a methodology to improve access to sanitation and establish hygiene practices in rural areas over the long term.

05 Oct 2017 description
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WASHINGTON, October 5, 2017 —Today, the World Bank launched a comprehensive analysis of the welfare conditions of the Somali population. The High Frequency Survey report says every second Somali is living in poverty, with poor households more likely to be deprived beyond monetary poverty as well, and less likely to participate in the labor market.

05 Oct 2017 description
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Haïti est le troisième pays le plus affecté par les aléas climatiques, selon l'Indice climatique mondial de Germanwatch (2016). Plus de 96 % de la population est exposée à deux types de risque ou plus. Lorsque les ouragans et autres catastrophes naturelles frappent Haïti, des ponts et des routes sont détruits, coupant l’accès pour les communautés aux écoles, aux hôpitaux et aux villes.

24 Sep 2017 description
report World Bank

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announces US$200 million pledge to the GFF to scale up life-saving services—the first of investors’ expected contributions to GFF Trust Fund in the replenishment

21 Sep 2017 description
report World Bank

La Fondation Bill & Melinda Gates annonce une promesse d’engagement de 200 millions d’US$ au GFF pour l’expansion de services vitaux—la première des contributions attendues des investisseurs pour le Fonds Fiduciaire du GFF dans le cadre du réapprovisionnement

20 Sep 2017 description
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Glass Half Full: Ensuring Greater Access to Safe Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Households in Tajikistan

DUSHANBE, September 20, 2017 - Tajikistan has made significant progress over the past decade in providing access to safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) for its citizens. However, many challenges remain. This is especially true in rural areas where only about one-third of households have access to clean drinking water sources on their premises, compared with more than 87% in urban areas.

28 Aug 2017 description
report World Bank

WASHINGTON, August 25, 2017 – The World Bank announced today an emergency US$200 million grant to support Yemen as it struggles to contain one of the world’s largest cholera outbreaks. This will strengthen the country's health, water and sanitation systems, addressing the source of the epidemic and improving systems to prevent future outbreaks.

17 Aug 2017 description

The 24-month Emergency Crisis Response Project (ECRP) aims to mitigate the impact of the current crisis on local households and communities and assist their recovery from the bottom-up using local systems, capacities and institutions to progressively resume and scale-up service delivery. The project will achieve specific results in: 1) Increasing sustainable employment and livelihoods opportunities, including health and education; 2) Reviving the agricultural sector through support to key value chains.

20 Jul 2017 description

Harnessing the collective strengths of the UN system to improve the health of women, children and adolescents everywhere

28 Jun 2017 description

Une analyse des conséquences économiques du mariage des enfants aux plans de la fécondité, de l’éducation, de l’emploi et de la santé

28 Jun 2017 description

Child Marriage Will Cost Developing Countries Trillions of Dollars by 2030, Says World Bank/ICRW Report

HIGHLIGHTS

The new report finds that ending child marriage:

  • Would have a large positive effect on the educational attainment of girls and their children and increase women’s expected earnings and household welfare;

  • Lead to substantial reductions in population growth over time;

  • Reduce rates of under-five mortality and delayed physical development due to a lack of appropriate nutrition.

28 Jun 2017 description
report World Bank

Washington, 26 juin 2017 – La Banque mondiale va injecter un montant de 120 millions de dollars dans le système de santé libanais, dont les problèmes structurels ont encore été aggravés par l’arrivée d’un grand nombre de réfugiés syriens. Ce financement s’inscrit dans le cadre d’un programme plus large auquel la Banque islamique de développement (BIsD) contribuera à hauteur de 30 millions de dollars et qui vise à assurer un service essentiel à des milliers de familles pauvres ; 340 000 personnes devraient en bénéficier.

28 Jun 2017 description
report World Bank

PORT-AU-PRINCE, le 27 juin 2017 – Selon un nouveau rapport publié par la Banque mondiale aujourd’hui, le secteur de santé a besoin de plus d’investissements publiques et d’une meilleure allocation des dépenses pour améliorer l’accès aux soins pour tous les Haïtiens.

28 Jun 2017 description
report World Bank

PORT-AU-PRINCE, June 27, 2017 – A new report issued today by the World Bank reveals that the health sector needs more public investments and better allocation of resources to improve access to health care for all Haitians.

27 Jun 2017 description
report World Bank

Washington, June 26, 2017 – The World Bank is injecting US$120 million into Lebanon’s health care system as part of a larger package to provide thousands of poor families with a critical service that has been suffering from structural issues, compounded by the influx of large numbers of Syrian refugees. The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has earmarked an additional US$30 million to the project, which aims to reach up to 340,000 people.

14 Jun 2017 description
report World Bank

Washington DC, June 13, 2017— The World Bank Group has committed US$50 million to support the Government of Jordan in maintaining the delivery of primary and secondary health services to poor uninsured Jordanians and Syrian refugees.

13 Jun 2017 description
report World Bank

Premier don issu d’une enveloppe de 100 millions de dollars destinée à la reconstruction à long terme