WASHINGTON, May 19, 2017 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project:
UNICEF and WHO - Yemen Emergency Health and Nutrition Project
IDA Grant: US$83 million equivalent
Project ID: P163741
Project Description: The project objective is to contribute to the provision of basic health and essential nutrition services for the benefit of the population of the Republic of Yemen. The proposed additional financing was prepared in response to the worsening food insecurity and increasing malnutrition rates in the country, and is designed to scale up support for the prevention and treatment of acute malnutrition among children and women at all levels of care and to provide fortified nutritious supplements/food to the identified malnourished people.