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.



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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