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StatementSeptember 9, 2023

World Bank Statement on Morocco Earthquake

WASHINGTON, September 9, 2023―The World Bank today issued the following statement in the wake of the Morocco earthquakes:

“Our hearts go out to the people of Morocco, who are suffering the effects of devastating earthquakes that have caused a tragic loss of life, injuries, and damages in the areas south of Marrakech. We have relayed our profoundest condolences to the Kingdom at the highest levels and offered our full support to the country in the wake of this catastrophe. Our sole focus at this stage is on the Moroccan people and the authorities who are dealing with this tragedy.” 



In Washington: Ashraf Al-Saeed, +1-202-473-1187,

In Rabat: Meryam Benjelloun, +212659597046,


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