In the wake of a third COVID-19 wave in Liberia, which is seeing a significantly higher spike in new cases and deaths than the first two waves, the World Bank has approved additional financing to the Liberia COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness and Response Project.
The World Bank has approved US$55 million credit financing to address challenges in the agriculture sector in Liberia.
The World Bank, through the Ministry of Health, has donated a new ambulance to Grand Gedeh County Health Team.
The World Bank has donated 15 ambulances to the Ministry of Health to address current logistical challenges in the country’s COVID-19 response efforts.
The World Bank has donated an ambulance to Grand Kru County Heath Team to strengthen the county’s health care delivery capacity. The donation means that the county’s health team now has two ambulances, including one previously donated by the German aid group GIZ.
President George Weah has submitted a financing agreement between the government and the International Development Association for ratification by the House of Representatives.
President George WeahÂ has submitted his plans for the state of emergency to the legislature, with provisions for food distribution, subsidies of utility bills, and other relief measures.
On Saturday evening, hundreds of citizens defied a Coronavirus state of emergency and stay home order to run through the streets of Kakata to celebrate the return of streetlights to the Margibi capital.