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During the most recent financial year, the World Bank responded with US$5.47 billion in new commitments to help the MENA region.

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Supporting Health Services in Jordan

An additional US$200 million project to support critical health services to poor uninsured Jordanians and Syrian refugees

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The two-day forum is attended by partners from governments and private sector representatives from Jordan, Lebanon, and Iraq.

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Saroj Kumar Jha

Regional Director for the Mashreq

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Apr 01, 2019

MENA Economic Update: Reforms and External Imbalances: The Labor-Productivity ...

World Bank economists expect economic growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to continue at a modest pace of about 1.5 to 3.5 percent during 2019-2021, with some laggards and a few emerging growth stars.

Feb 06, 2019

The Mobility of Displaced Syrians: An Economic and Social Analysis

This report identifies key factors weighing on Syrian refugees contemplating a return home and analyzes how changing conditions in Syria might affect their decisions.

Nov 13, 2018

Expectations and Aspirations: A New Framework for Education in the Middle ...

The report outlines a new framework with a three-pronged approach. Unleashing education’s potential will require a ‘push’ for learning, a ‘pull’ for skills and a new ‘pact for education.

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