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Support to Venezuelan Migration

Financial Support

The World Bank has already been committing large amounts of financing for programs benefiting migrants and refugees from Venezuela in host countries. In addition to the already committed $1.4 billion, over the coming months we will contribute to the host countries efforts with $600 million with a certain degree of concessionally.

Here is the list of the approved projects:


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Colombia: Second Fiscal Sustainability, Competitiveness, and Migration DPF

Approval date: May 21, 2020

This $750 million budget operation for Colombia includes the support of regularization and integration of refugees and migrants in a complex external environment.

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Ecuador: Second Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

Approval date: May 7, 2020

This $500 million budget support for Ecuador also includes policies to improve the conditions of the migrants. This loan includes a grant from the GCFF (Global Concessional Financing Facility) so that the operations have a certain level of concessionally.

Migrants from Venezuela looking for assistance in bus terminal in Bogotá, Colombia - Bernardo Restrepo | World Bank

Colombia: Improving Quality of Health Care Services and Efficiency in Colombia

Approval date: March 19, 2020

This $150 million loan is for a project improving health services, including for migrants. This loan includes a grant from the GCFF so that the operations have a certain level of concessionally.

Explore World Bank support by country

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Colombia

WBG commitment to respond to the Venezuelan migration in the country
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Peru

WBG commitment to respond to the Venezuelan migration in the country
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Ecuador

WBG commitment to respond to the Venezuelan migration in the country
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Global Concessional Financing Facility

Global Concessional Financing Facility provides development support on concessional terms to middle-income countries impacted by refugee crises across the world.
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