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IDA works with the Social Fund for Development and the UNDP to provide better sanitation systems for Yemenis.

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The armed conflict in Yemen has devastated the country’s weak educational system, and two million children are now out of school.

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Marina Wes

Country Director, Egypt, Yemen and Djibouti

Raja Bentaouet Kattan

Country Manager for Yemen

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Oct 09, 2019

MENA Economic Update: Reaching New Heights: Promoting Fair Competition in the ...

GDP growth is projected to be 0.6% in the region in 2019, a fraction of what is needed to create enough jobs for the fast-growing working-age population in the Middle East and North Africa region.

Oct 09, 2019

Yemen's Economic Update — October 2019

Violent conflict in Yemen has severely disrupted economic activity and hydrocarbon exports, along with significant damage to infrastructure and a wide suspension of basic public services.

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.

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Amman, Jordan
The Atrium Building 1 Rafiq Al-Hariri Avenue 5th Floor, Abdali area
WBG P.O.Box 930375 Amman 11193 Jordan
ealharazi@worldbank.org