Tuesday, April 10, 2018
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World Bank agrees US$200m social aid package for Iraq

A US$200 million emergency package to provide social support and employment for communities devastated in Iraq’s ongoing armed conflicts has been agreed by the World Bank.

The Emergency Social Stabilization and Resilience Project (ESSRP) aims to improve the livelihoods of more than a million households in areas liberated from ISIS forces. The programme will be administered by the Iraqi government to tie in with its existing Iraq Social Protection Strategic Roadmap. Read More