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  • St. Lucia
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  • World Bank (WB)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2016-11-23
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Borrower or Client: Ministry of Finance
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  • Climate and Environment
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 1.62 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD): $ 8.09 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.

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Original disclosure @ WB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-06-22
Disclosure Date: 2016-03-01
SLU Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (Additional Finance)

Project Description
The objective of the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (DVRP, P127226) is to reduce vulnerability to natural hazards and climate change impacts in Saint Lucia. This Additional Financing is for project scale-up, which would increase the development impact and results of the DVRP.
Investment Description
The World Bank's International Development Association will increase their original financing to this program by US$1.62 million in additional credit under the Additional Financing. The Additional Financing also includes a grant financing from the European Union's European Development Fund in the amount of €5.74 million (US$6.42 million equivalent). Upon approval of the proposed Additional Financing, the total project financing will increase from US$68 million to US$76.04 million equivalent.
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