$200 Million for Afghanistan to Protect People, Support Businesses Amid COVID-19

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved a $200 million grant to help Afghanistan mitigate COVID-19 impacts and provide relief to vulnerable people and businesses.

The Afghanistan COVID-19 Response Development Policy Grant comprises $100 million from the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank Group's fund for the poorest countries, and $100 million from the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF), managed by the World Bank on behalf of 34 donors.

Funding agencies: World Bank

Countries: Afghanistan

Published: 2020-07-14

Sectors: Health, Services