World Bank To Speed Emergency Funding Disbursement For Sierra Leone, Pledges Additional Money, Kim Says

Reuters: World Bank fast tracks Ebola aid as Sierra Leone calls for help
“…On a visit to Sierra Leone, where the epidemic is spreading fastest, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said the lender would accelerate disbursement of $162 million in emergency support to ensure the money was delivered in two years instead of three. To help kick-start Sierra Leone’s economy, Kim said the bank would make available an additional $170 million over the next two years, mostly to strengthen infrastructure and agriculture…” (Fofana et al., 12/3).

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