World Bank Announces $1bn Assistance for Indonesia Natural Disaster Recovery and Preparedness

NUSA DUA, Bali, Indonesia, October 14, 2018—The World Bank has announced imagesfunding of up to $1 billion for the Government of Indonesia to supplement relief and reconstruction efforts in the disaster-affected areas of Lombok and Sulawesi, and to bolster long-term resilience.

The funding will be available on request by the Government. It would be guided by a US$5 million grant for technical assistance for detailed planning to ensure reconstruction is resilient and community-led.

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