WB gives $545 mn for cyclone-hit SA
05, May 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- The World Bank will extend more than half-a-billion dollars in grants for cyclone-ravaged southern African countries.
- A total of up to USD 545 million will be disbursed to Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi – the three countries hit by Cyclone Idai in March.
- Cyclone Idai caused catastrophic damage earlier this year that affected millions of people.